Charles L. Livingston

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IntroAmerican politician
Is Politician
From United States of America
Type Politics


Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800–1873) was an American politician.


He was a great-great-grandson of Robert Livingston (1654–1728), a grandson of Peter Van Brugh Livingston, and son of Philip Peter Livingston (1740–1810, state senator from 1789 to 1793 and from 1795 to 1798) and his wife Cornelia Van Horne Livingston (b. 1759).

Charles L. Livingston was a member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co.) in 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832 and 1833; and was Speaker in 1832 and 1833.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (1st D.) from 1834 to 1837, sitting in the 57th, 58th, 59th and 60th New York State Legislatures.

He married Margaret L. Allen (1804–1873), and their only child was Catherine (Livingston) Langdon (c. 1825–1883) who was married to Walter Langdon. Catherine was buried at the St. James’s Church Ground in Hyde Park, New York.