POMEROY, CHARLES, a Representative from Iowa; born in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn.,
September 3, 1825; received an academic education; studied law and practiced; moved to Iowa in
1855 and engaged in agricultural pursuits; served as receiver of the United States land office at Fort
Dodge, Iowa, from September 11, 1861, until March 3, 1869, when he resigned; elected as a
Republican to the Forty-first Congress (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1871); unsuccessful candidate for
renomination in 1870; was a claim agent until his death in Washington, D.C., February 11, 1891;
interment in Oak Hill Cemetery.