C. E. McIntosh

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C. E. McIntosh
Born (1838-04-13)April 13, 1838
Goderich, Canada West
Died July 26, 1915(1915-07-26) (aged 77)
Occupation Politician
Political party Democrat
Spouse(s) Mary E. Conklin

Charles Eduard McIntosh (April 13, 1838 – July 26, 1915) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and a Union Army soldier.

Biography[edit]

McIntosh was born on April 13, 1838 in Goderich, Canada West.[1] He moved to what is now New Berlin, Wisconsin in 1840 before attending the University of Notre Dame. During the American Civil War, he served with the Union Army. On October 11, 1864, McIntosh married Mary E. Conklin.[2] They had six children. McIntosh moved to Appleton, Wisconsin in 1866 and to Florence, Wisconsin in 1881.

On June 12, 1884 McIntosh was arrested for shooting Sheriff James E. Readmon in Florence.[3][4] He moved to Iron Mountain, Michigan in September 1884.[5] The 1910 census listed him as an inmate at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in Waupaca, Wisconsin.[6] He died in 1915 and is buried at Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in King, Wisconsin.

Political career[edit]

McIntosh was a member of the Assembly during the 1869, 1870 and 1871 sessions.[7] After he was defeated in the 1871 election, he was arrested for assaulting the local judge in charge of election returns, Samuel Ryan, Jr.[8] Later, he became District Attorney of Florence County, Wisconsin. He was a Democrat.

References[edit]

  1. ^ THE LEGISLATIVE MANUAL OF THE STATE OF WISCONSIN (9th ed.). Madison, Wis. 1870. p. 368. Retrieved 2015-09-28. 
  2. ^ "C. E. McINTOSH". Florence County Gen Web Project. Retrieved 2015-09-28. 
  3. ^ "A Bloody Ending". Green Bay Press Gazette. June 12, 1884. p. 3. Retrieved July 30, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Shooting Affray". Green Bay Weekly Gazette. June 14, 1884. p. 4. Retrieved July 30, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ "C. E. McIntosh". Green Bay Weekly Gazette. September 4, 1884. p. 3. Retrieved July 30, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MP2R-DV2 : 20 October 2015), Charles Mcintosh, Farmington, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 73, sheet 7B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,756.
  7. ^ "Those Who Served: Wisconsin Legislators 1848 - 2007" (PDF). Wisconsin Blue Book 2007 - 2008. p. 159. Retrieved 2015-09-28. 
  8. ^ "State Items: The Appleton Times". Janesville Daily Gazette. November 10, 1871. p. 4. Retrieved December 28, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read

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