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.