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Charles Cutts

Born: Jan 31, 1769

Death: Jan 25, 1846

Birthplace: Portsmouth

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Charles Cutts

Date of Birth : Jan 31, 1769
Date of Death : Jan 25, 1846
Birth Place : Portsmouth

Charles Cutts was a United States Senator from New Hampshire. Born in Portsmouth, he graduated from Harvard University in 1789, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1795, and practiced. He was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1803 to 1810, serving as speaker in 1807, 1808, and 1810. Cutts was elected as a Federalist to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Nahum Parker and served from June 21, 1810 to June 10, 1813, when a successor was elected. He was elected Secretary of the United States Senate and served from October 12, 1814, to December 12, 1825. Cutts moved to Fairfax County, Virginia and settled near Lewinsville, where he died in 1846; interment was in a nearby private cemetery.


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