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Charles Wesley Pitman (died June 8, 1871) was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Charles Wesley Pitman was born in New Jersey. He graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in 1838. He moved to Pottsville, Pennsylvania, the same year and conducted a school for boys, known as the Pottsville Academy.

Pitman was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress. He later became affiliated with the Republican Party. He was engaged extensively in the lumber business. He was elected sheriff of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, in 1870 and served until his death in Pottsville in 1871. Interment in Presbyterian Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George N. Eckert
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district

1849 - 1851
Succeeded by
Thomas M. Bibighaus


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