Charles Andrews (Maine)

Charles Andrews ( born February 11, 1814 Paris, Oxford County, Massachusetts, † April 30, 1852 ) was an American politician. Between 1851 and 1852 he represented the state of Maine in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Born in present-day Maine Charles Andrews attended the district schools in his home and then the Hebron Academy. After a subsequent study of law and its made ​​in 1837 admitted to the bar, he began practicing in his new profession in Turner Androscoggin County. Later he moved back to Paris.

Andrews was a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1839 and 1843 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives of Maine, which he was president in 1842. Between 1845 and 1848 Andrews was employed by the court administration in Oxford County. In May 1848 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in part in Baltimore, was nominated on the Lewis Cass as a presidential candidate.

In 1850, Andrews was the fourth electoral district of Maine in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There he met on March 4, 1851 the successor of Rufus K. Goodenow of the Whig party. He could not finish his actually runs until March 3, 1853 tenure in Congress, because he already died on 30 April 1852.