Charles A. Floyd

Charles Albert Floyd (1791 – February 20, 1873) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Charles A. Floyd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
Preceded byThomas B. Jackson
Succeeded bySelah B. Strong
Personal details
Born1791 (1791)
Smithtown, New York
DiedFebruary 20, 1873(1873-02-20) (aged 81–82)
Commack, New York
Political partyDemocratic

Born in Smithtown, New York, Floyd attended the common schools. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as Suffolk County clerk in 1820 and 1821. He then studied law, and was admitted to the bar. He served as district attorney in 1830 and served as member of the New York State Assembly in 1836 and 1838. He served as president of the board of trustees of Huntington from 1837–1840.

Floyd was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843). After his term in the House of Representatives, he became county judge of Suffolk County and Town supervisor of Huntington 1843–1865. He resumed agricultural pursuits. He died in Commack, Long Island, New York on February 20, 1873. He was interred in the Methodist Church Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Charles A. Floyd (id: F000219)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas B. Jackson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
Selah B. Strong

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