LIPPINCOTT, Charles E.

1825–1887

Biography

LIPPINCOTT, Charles E., a Doorkeeper from Illinois; born in Edwardsville, Madison County, Ill., January 25, 1825; graduated from St. Louis Medical College, St. Louis, Mo., 1849; practiced medicine; served in the U.S. Army during the Civil War; secretary of the Illinois state senate, 1867; elected Doorkeeper of the United States House of Representatives for the Fortieth Congress (March 5, 1867–March 5, 1869); Illinois state auditor, 1869–1877; died on September 11, 1887, in Quincy, Ill.; interment in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.

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