Charles Le Moyne Mitchell

Charles Le Moyne Mitchell ( born August 6, 1844, in New Haven, Connecticut; † March 1, 1890 in New York City ) was an American politician. Between 1883 and 1887 he represented the second electoral district of the state of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charles Mitchell attended until 1863 the Cheshire Academy. He then toured Europe, Asia and Africa. After his return to New Haven, he dealt with the production of silverware and became a politician of the Democratic Party. In 1877 he was elected to the House of Representatives from Connecticut.

In the congressional elections of 1882 Mitchell was in the second district of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There he met on March 4, 1883 the successor of James Phelps. After a re-election in 1884 he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1887 two legislative sessions. Between 1885 and 1887 he was chairman of the Patent Committee. In 1886, Mitchell gave up for reelection.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Mitchell resumed his previous career again. Even after moving to New York, he remained true to his business activities in Connecticut related. Charles Mitchell died on March 1, 1890, was buried in his hometown of New Haven.