Charles Browne

Charles Browne ( born September 28, 1875 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, † August 17, 1947 in Princeton, New Jersey ) was an American politician. Between 1923 and 1925 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charles Browne attended private schools in his home and then studied until 1896 at Princeton University. After a subsequent medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania and its made ​​in 1900 Admitted to the doctor, he began to work in this profession. Between 1902 and 1903 he complemented his education with studies at the Friedrich Wilhelm University in Berlin. From 1912 to 1914 he was entrusted with caring for the poor in Princeton. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Democratic Party. From 1914 to 1923 he was mayor of Princeton. This activity rested 1917-1919, when he served in the medical service of the United States Army during World War II as a first lieutenant or captain.

In the congressional elections of 1922, Browne was the fourth electoral district of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of the Republican Elijah C. Hutchinson on March 4, 1923. Since he lost in 1924 against Charles Aubrey Eaton, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1925. Between 1925 and 1931 Browne was a member of the Supply Commission of the State of New Jersey. In the years 1937 to 1939 and again from 1941 to 1942 he sat as an MP in the New Jersey General Assembly. He was also a consultant to the political faculty of Princeton University. Charles Browne died on August 17, 1947 in Princeton, where he was also buried.