Charles James Hughes, Jr. (1853 - 1911)

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Birthplace: Kingston, Caldwell, Missouri, United States
Death: Died in Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States
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About Charles James Hughes, Jr.,_Jr.

Charles James Hughes, Jr. (February 16, 1853 – January 11, 1911) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from Colorado.

Born in Kingston, Missouri, Hughes attended the common schools and graduated from Richmond College in 1871. He then graduated from the law department of the University of Missouri in Columbia in 1873, was admitted to the bar in 1877, and commenced practice at Richmond, Missouri. He moved to Denver, Colorado in 1879.

Hughes was a presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1900. He was professor of mining law in the law school of the University of Denver and Harvard University. He was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1909, until his death in Denver on January 11, 1911. He was interred in Fairmount Cemetery, Denver.


Charles J. Hughes, Jr., U.S. Senator's Timeline

Kingston, Caldwell, Missouri, United States
Age 27
January 11, 1911
Age 58
Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States