Robert M. Charlton, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Robert M. Charlton

American politician

Date of Birth: 19-Jan-1807

Place of Birth: Savannah, Georgia, United States

Date of Death: 18-Jan-1854

Profession: judge, lawyer, politician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Robert M. Charlton

  • Robert Milledge Charlton (January 19, 1807 – January 18, 1854) was an American politician and jurist.
  • He served as a Senator representing Georgia from 1852 to 1853. Charlton was born in Savannah, Georgia on January 19, 1807.
  • A lawyer by training, Charlton served in various positions at the city and state level in addition to his U.S.
  • Senate term.
  • He was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives (1828), and he was appointed and subsequently elected a judge of the Eastern Circuit of Georgia in 1832.
  • Charlton was also appointed as a United States District Attorney. He was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John M.
  • Berrien.
  • Charlton served as the mayor of Savannah from 1839 to 1841.
  • The father of Robert Charlton, Thomas U.P.
  • Charlton, had previously served as the appointed mayor of Savannah in 1815 and again in 1819. In 1829 Robert Charlton married Margaret Shick.
  • Charlton ward, Savannah and Charlton County, Georgia are named after him.
  • Charlton died in Savannah on January 18, 1854, the day before his 47th birthday, and is buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery in that city. He was also a slave owner.
  • In 1830, he owned 3 slaves.
  • In 1840, he owned 14 slaves.
  • In 1850, he owned 13 slaves.

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