Charles N. Lamison

Charles Nelson Lamison (* 1826 in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, † April 24, 1896 in Topeka, Kansas ) was an American politician. Between 1871 and 1875 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charles Lamison was privately tutored. In 1836 he came with his father to Dalton in Ohio. After studying law and his 1848 was admitted as a lawyer, he started working there in this profession. In 1852 he moved his residence and his law firm to Lima. From 1853 to 1855 and again from 1857 to 1859 he was a prosecutor in Allen County. During the Civil War he served in the army of the Union, in which he rose to be Major. After the war, he practiced as a lawyer again. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. In 1866 he ran unsuccessfully for even the U.S. House of Representatives.

In the congressional elections of 1870 was Lamison but then in the fifth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of William munging on March 4, 1871. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1875 two legislative sessions. In 1874 he gave up another candidacy.

After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, Charles Lamison operated again as a lawyer, where he represented especially some railway companies legally. In 1892 he was appointed Federal Commissioner for the Cadastral Agency in Dodge City. He died on April 24, 1896 in Topeka and was buried in Lima.