Charles H. Russell (Brooklyn)

Charles Hazen Russell (July 11, 1845 Canton, St. Lawrence County, New York – March 1912) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.


He was the son of Thomas Victor Russell (1817–1893) and Lucia Lavilla (Conkey) Russell. He attended Canton Academy and St. Lawrence University. Then he studied law in Philadelphia, was admitted to the bar 1877, and practiced in Brooklyn. On January 30, 1878, he married Stella Goodrich (1854–1901).

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Kings Co., 9th D.) in 1880 and 1881.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (3rd D.) in 1882 and 1883.

He was a presidential elector in 1900, voting for William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.

In 1906, he married Annah Ayres Linquist. He died in March 1912, and was buried at the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.

New York Attorney General Leslie W. Russell (1840–1903) was his first cousin. Rev. Samuel Russell (1660–1731) was his great-great-great-grandfather.


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New York State Assembly
Preceded by
Daniel W. Tallmadge
New York State Assembly
Kings County, 9th District

Succeeded by
James W. Monk
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Frederick A. Schroeder
New York State Senate
3rd District

Succeeded by
Albert Daggett