Charles D. J. Bouligny

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Charles Dominique Joseph Bouligny

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana
Death: March 1, 1833 (59)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Place of Burial: Saint Louis Cemetery Number 1 New Orleans Orleans Parish Louisiana
Immediate Family:

Son of Francisco Domingo Joseph Bouligny and Marie-Louise Le Senechal Bouligny
Husband of Anne Arthémise Bouligny
Father of Marie Sophie Harang; Louise Modeste Woodleif; Gustave Joseph Bouligny and Ursin Bouligny
Brother of Marie-Louise Josephine Laroche; Louis Etienne Remy Bouligny; Arthemise Le Blanc; Louis Francoise Bouligny; Ursin Bouligny and 2 others

Occupation: US senator
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About Charles D. J. Bouligny

Charles Dominique Joseph Bouligny (August 22, 1773 – March 4, 1833) was a lawyer and U.S. Senator from Louisiana. He was the uncle of John Edward Bouligny.

He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana., August 22, 1773; was educated by private tutors; served as ensign in the Spanish Regiment commanded by his father, Francisco Bouligny; commissioner of the municipal council in 1800; assumed American citizenship when the United States acquired Louisiana through the Louisiana Purchase in 1803; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced in New Orleans; member, Louisiana Territorial house of representatives 1806; appointed justice of the peace in New Orleans 1807; served on the committee on public defense during the British invasion in 1814 and 1815.

He was elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Henry Johnson and served from November 19, 1824, to March 4, 1829. He served as Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee in the second session of the 20th Congress.

He died in New Orleans, La., on March 4, 1833; interment in St. Louis Cemetery No. 1.

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Charles D. J. Bouligny's Timeline

August 22, 1773
New Orleans, Louisiana
September 27, 1807
Age 34
August 12, 1810
Age 36
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States
January 27, 1814
Age 40
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States
March 1, 1833
Age 59
New Orleans, Louisiana
Saint Louis Cemetery Number 1 New Orleans Orleans Parish Louisiana