Napoleon Bonaparte Charlton

Napoleon Bonaparte Charlton (May 13, 1815 - June 17, 1896) was a politician who served in the Texas House of Representatives and Texas Senate from early 1846 to late 1866.

Napoleon Bonaparte Charlton
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the Liberty district
In office
February 16, 1846 – December 13, 1847
Preceded byEdward Thomas Branch
Succeeded byJohn H. Davis
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 23rd district
In office
November 5, 1849 – November 3, 1851
Preceded byDistrict created
Succeeded byRobert H. Lane
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 1st district
In office
November 3, 1851 – November 7, 1853
Preceded byBurrell P. Smith
Succeeded byHardin Richard Runnels
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 34th district
In office
November 7, 1853 – November 2, 1857
Preceded byOliver Cromwell Hartley
Succeeded byJames Gautney Collier
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 3rd district
In office
February 6, 1863 – November 2, 1863
Preceded byJohn Thomas Bean
Succeeded byJames Walter Barclay, Sr.
10th Representative of the Texas Senate, District 2
In office
November 2, 1863 – August 6, 1866
Preceded byAnderson Floyd Crawford
Succeeded byWilliam M. Neyland
Personal details
BornMay 13, 1815
Sumner, Tennessee, USA
DiedJune 17, 1896(1896-06-17) (aged 81)
Tyler, Smith, Texas, USA
Spouse(s)Sarah Foster
Susan McAlister
Brown Charlton
Children5
ParentsJames Charlton
Rachel Blackmore

LifeEdit

Napoleon was born on May 13, 1813 in Sumner, Tennessee to James Charlton and Rachel Blackmore. He is one of 10 children. He also had 5 children, 3 boys and 2 girls. He died on June 17, 1896 in Tyler, Texas at the age of 83.

PoliticsEdit

[1][2]

Charlton served many terms in the Texas Hose and Texas Senate.

Here is a list of his services:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Legislative Reference Library of Texas". www.lrl.state.tx.us. Retrieved February 1, 2018.
  2. ^ "Napoleon Bonaparte Charlton (1815-1896)". findagrave.com. Retrieved October 11, 2019.