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Charles Rogers (April 30, 1800 - January 13, 1874) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Northumberland, New York, Rogers attended Granville Academy and was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York, in 1818. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar but did not engage in extensive practice. He served in the State assembly in 1833 and 1837. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the State senate.

Rogers was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1845). He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of State (Twenty-eighth Congress). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1844. He retired from public life. He was affiliated with the Republican Party. He died in Sandy Hill (now Hudson Falls), Washington County, New York, January 13, 1874. He was interred in Union Cemetery, near Sandy Hill.


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Preceded by
Henry Van Rensselaer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 14th congressional district

March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
Succeeded by
Erastus D. Culver

Caregory:New York WhigsPD-icon.svg This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.


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