CUTTS, Charles, (1769 - 1846)

Senate Years of Service: 1810-1813
Party: Federalist

CUTTS, Charles, a Senator from New Hampshire; born in Portsmouth, N.H., January 31, 1769; graduated from Harvard University in 1789; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1795 and practiced; member, State house of representatives 1803-1810, serving as speaker in 1807, 1808, and 1810; elected as a Federalist to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Nahum Parker and served from June 21, 1810, to March 3, 1813; subsequently appointed to fill the vacancy occurring at the close of his term and served from April 2, 1813, to June 10, 1813, when a successor was elected; elected secretary of the United States Senate and served from October 12, 1814, to December 12, 1825; moved to Fairfax County, Va., and settled near Lewinsville, Va., where he died January 25, 1846; interment in a private cemetery near Lewinsville, Fairfax County, Va.