Charles Bodle

Charles Bodle
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835
Preceded byJohn C. Brodhead
Succeeded byNicholas Sickles
Personal details
Born(1788-07-01)July 1, 1788
Poughkeepsie, New York
DiedOctober 30, 1835(1835-10-30) (aged 47)
Citizenship United States
Political partyJacksonian
Spouse(s)Esther Wood Bodle
ProfessionWagon maker

Charles Bodle (July 1, 1788 – October 30, 1835) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from New York.


Charles Bodle was born near Poughkeepsie, New York on July 1, 1788.[1] He was a wagon maker by trade, and held several political offices in Bloomingburg, including Justice of the Peace.[2][3] From 1827 to 1833 he was Town Supervisor of Mamakating.[4]

Elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress, Bodle was the Representative of New York's 7th District, serving from March 4, 1833, to March 3, 1835.[5]


Bodle died in Bloomingburg on October 30, 1835.[6] He was interred at Bloomingburg Cemetery in Bloomingburg.[7]


Bodle was married to Esther Wood Bodle (1787-1848). Their children included Catharine Sarah (1824-1833), Vashti (1821-1864), and William W. (b. 1817).


  1. ^ Riker, James (1852). The Annals of Newtown, in Queens County, New York. New York, NY: D. Fanshaw. p. 308.
  2. ^ Quinlan, James Eldridge; Antisell, Thomas. History of Sullivan County. Liberty, NY: W. T. Morgans & Co. pp. 441–442.
  3. ^ "Workingmen's Nominations: Roll of the Convention of Office-Holders at Herkimer" (PDF). September 29, 1830. p. 1.
  4. ^ "Charles Bodle". Genealogy Trails. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
  5. ^ Charles Bodle. Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
  6. ^ "Obituary of Hon. Charles Bodle". The Christian Magazine, Volumes 3-4. Boston, MA: T. R. Marvin. December 1, 1835. p. 36.
  7. ^ Spencer, Thomas E. (1998). Where They're Buried. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. p. 232. ISBN 978-0-8063-4823-0.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John C. Brodhead
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 7th congressional district

March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835
Succeeded by
Nicholas Sickles

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website