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ST. JOHN, Charles (1818-1891)

ST. JOHN, CHARLES, a Representative from New York; born at Mount Hope, Orange County, N.Y., October 8, 1818; attended the common schools and Goshen and Newburgh (N.Y.) Academies; engaged in lumbering on the Delaware River and in mercantile pursuits and banking at Port Jervis, N.Y.; served as internal revenue collector and later as president of the Barrett Bridge Co.; elected as a Republican to the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1875); resumed his former business activities; died in Port Jervis, N.Y., July 6, 1891; interment in Laurel Grove Cemetery.

Minisink Valley Historical Society
Port Jervis, NY
Papers: 1831-1843, 16 items.
The papers of Charles St. John contain receipts, accounts, and memoranda, 1836-1838, concerning lumber and shipping; and letters received, 1832-1843, concerning sale of iron, renting a house, property matters, and other business concerns.