Charles H. Mansur

Charles Harley Mansur ( born March 6, 1835 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, † April 16, 1895 in Washington DC ) was an American politician. Between 1887 and 1893 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charles Mansur visited the Lawrence Academy in Groton ( Massachusetts). After a subsequent law degree in 1856 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he started in Chillicothe (Missouri ) to work in this profession. In this city he was for eight years a member of the Education Committee. Politically, Mansur joined the Democratic Party. Between 1864 and 1868 he was a member of the State Board of his party; in the years 1868 and 1884 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions relevant. From 1875 to 1879 he served as district attorney in Livingston County.

1872 Charles Mansur applied as the common candidate of the Democratic Party and the Liberal Republican Party unsuccessfully for a seat in Congress. Another candidacy failed in 1880. In the congressional elections of 1886, but he was then in the second electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John Blackwell Hale on March 4, 1887. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1893 three legislative periods. In 1892, he was not nominated by his party for re-election.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Charles Mansur worked since 1893 in leading positions of the U.S. Treasury. He died on 16 April 1895 in the German capital Washington and was buried in Richmond.