Charles Roberts Ingersoll
(16 September 1821-25 January 1903) was the 47th Governor
from 1873 to 1877.Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University Deceased during the Academical Year ending in June, 1903, including the record of a few who died previously, hitherto unreported
, Yale College, New Haven, Connecticut, 1903, pp. 216-8.
He was born in New Haven, Connecticut
, son of Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll
, a New Haven
lawyer who also served in the state House of Representatives, the United States Congress, and as United States Minister to Russia
and as the mayor of New Haven, and of his wife, Margaret, née Van den Heuvel. He graduated from Yale College
at the age of nineteen in 1840. He visited Europe aboard the United States frigate Preble
, commanded by his uncle, Captain Voorhes, for two years, and returned to Yale Law School
, graduating in 1844. He was admitted to the bar in 1845 and became the law partner of his father.
His wife was Virginia Gregory, daughter of Admiral Francis Hoyt Gregory
. They had six children. A daughter, Elizabeth married George G. Haven, Jr.
He died in New Haven and was interred at Grove Street......