All AMC Shows
Movies on AMC
Charles Marsh (July 10, 1765 – January 11, 1849) was a Vermont politician who served in the United States House of Representatives. He was born in Lebanon, Connecticut. He settled with his parents in Vermont before the Revolutionary War. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1786, he studied law, was admitted to the bar, and practised at Woodstock, Vermont, for about 50 years, becoming the senior member of the profession in Vermont. He was appointed by George Washington to be U.S. Attorney for the District of Vermont and served from 1797 to 1801. Marsh was elected as a Federalist to Congress, where he served from March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1817. He founded the American Colonization Society while in Washington. He was prominent in the Dartmouth College controversy, was a trustee of Dartmouth College 1809-1849, and received the degree of LL.D. from the College in 1828. He was a liberal benefactor of various missionary and Bible societies, president of the Vermont Bible Society, vice president of the American Bible Society, and vice president of the American Education Society. Charles Marsh died in Woodstock, Vermont, on January 11, 1849.