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Memorials of Connecticut Judges and Attorneys
As Printed in the Connecticut Reports
volume 15, Appendix 34

CHARLES B. PHELPS

Was born at Chatham, now Portland, Conn., in May, 1788; pursued his professional studies under Judge Reeve and Noah B. Benedict, Esq.; was admitted to the bar, in September, 1809; entered into practice at Woodbury, and has there continued the exercise of his profession to this time. He was appointed judge of probate, in May, 1823; and was annually reappointed until May, 1834. He was reappointed in 1835, 1836, and 1837; and again appointed, in 1842. He was a member of the House of Representatives in 1831 and 1837; and elected to the Senate in 1843. He also discharged the duties of post-master from 1831 to 1841.

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