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Charles James Faulkner

Jul 06, 1806

Charles James Faulkner was born in Martinsburg

Dec 07, 1829

Charles Faulkner became a member of the Virginia General Assembly at age 23


Charles Faulkner married Mary W. Boyd

Other events that happened on or around 1829


Charles Faulkner spoke publicly for the gradual elimination of slavery

Other events that happened on or around 1832

Mar 04, 1851

Charles Faulkner became a member of Congress, representing Virginia's 10th District and 8th District until 1859

Mar 04, 1860

Charles Faulkner of Martinsburg was named President James Buchanan's Minister to France

May 12, 1861

President Abraham Lincoln dismissed Charles Faulkner of Martinsburg as U.S. Minister to France

Aug 12, 1861

On the orders of Secretary of State William Seward, Charles J. Faulkner was arrested in Brown's Hotel in Washington, D.C., on charges of treason


Charles Faulkner delivered his last report to Secretary of State William Seward

Other events that happened on or around 1861

Apr 09, 1872

Charles James Faulkner was a voice of restraint as a delegate to West Virginia's Constitutional Convention

Other events that happened on or around April 09, 1872

Mar 04, 1875

Charles Faulkner was sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives, serving until March 3, 1877

Nov 01, 1884

Charles Faulkner died in Martinsburg

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