Charles W. McClammy

Charles Washington McClammy (* May 29, 1839 in Scotts Hill, Pender County, North Carolina, † February 26, 1896 ) was an American politician. Between 1887 and 1891 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charles McClammy studied for a good primary education by 1859 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then worked until 1861 as a teacher. During the Civil War he served in the army of the Confederacy, where he rose to the Major a cavalry unit from North Carolina. After the war he worked in agriculture. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Democratic Party.

In 1866 McClammy was elected to the House of Representatives from North Carolina; In 1871 he was a member of the State Senate. In the congressional elections of 1886, he was in the third constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Wharton Jackson Green on March 4, 1887. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1891 two legislative sessions. In 1890, he was not nominated by his party for re-election.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives McClammy again worked in agriculture. He died on 26 February 1896 in his birthplace of Scotts Hill.

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