Charles Goodwin Bennett
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 5th district
March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1899
|Preceded by||John H. Graham|
|Succeeded by||Frank E. Wilson|
|Born||December 11, 1863|
Brooklyn, New York
|Died||May 25, 1914 (aged 50)|
Brooklyn, New York
|Spouse(s)||Marie Louise Floyd-Smith Bennett Marguerite Tennan Bennett|
|Alma mater||New York Law School|
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Bennett was the son of George C. Bennett, and attended the public schools. He graduated from Brooklyn High School, and from New York Law School in 1882. He was admitted to the bar in 1882, commenced practice in Brooklyn. He married Marie Louise Floyd-Smith, who died in 1913. He subsequently married Marguerite Tennan in 1914.
Bennett was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1892 to the Fifty-third Congress.
Elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses, Bennett served as U. S. Representative for the fifth district of New York from March 4, 1895 to March 4, 1899. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Fifty-sixth Congress in 1898.
Bennett was Secretary of the United States Senate from January 29, 1900, to March 4, 1913, when a successor was elected. He returned to Brooklyn, ended active business pursuits, and lived the rest of his life in retirement.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Preceded by |
John H. Graham
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 5th congressional district
March 4, 1895 – March 4, 1899
Frank E. Wilson
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