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Charles Addison Chickering (November 26, 1843February 13, 1900) was a U.S. Representative from New Yorkmarker.

Born in Harrisburg, New Yorkmarker, Chickering attended the common schools and Lowville Academy and was for some time a teacher in that institution.He engaged in business as a hardware merchant.He served as school commissioner of Lewis County 1865-1875.He served as member of the New York assembly 1879-1881 and as clerk of the assembly 1884-1890.He served as chairman of the Lewis County Republican committee.He served as member of the Republican State committee, serving as secretary, and as a member of its executive committee.

Chickering was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1893, until his accidental death from injuries received in a fall from a window of the Grand Union Hotel in New York City while on a business trip February 13, 1900.He served as chairman of the Committee on Railways and Canals (Fifty-fourth through Fifty-sixth Congresses).He was interred in Riverside Cemetery, Copenhagen, New Yorkmarker.

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