Cherubusco Newton

Cherubusco Newton ( born May 15, 1848 in Greensburg, St. Helena Parish, Louisiana, † May 26 1910 in Monroe, Louisiana ) was an American politician. Between 1887 and 1889 he represented the state of Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Cherubusco Newton visited in Bastrop private schools. He then studied at Louisiana State University, was then in Alexandria. Then he taught for some time as a teacher. After studying law and its made ​​in 1870 admitted to the bar he began in Bastrop to work in his new profession. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Democratic Party.

Between 1879 and 1883 Newton was a member of the Senate of Louisiana. In 1885 he declined a judgeship. In the congressional elections of 1886, he was in the fifth electoral district of Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of J. Floyd King on March 4, 1887. Since he was not nominated for the election in 1888 of his party, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1889. In 1888 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in St. Louis, on the U.S. President Grover Cleveland was nominated for a second term.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Cherubusco Newton again worked as a lawyer in Bastrop. Later he moved his office and his residence to Monroe. There he is on 26 May 1910 onwards also bore deceased.