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Charles Lynch

Charles Lynch (1783 - 1853) was a Democratic Mississippi politician. He was elected to the state senate and served in 1827 and 1832-1833. In July 1833, he succeeded Governor Abram L. Scott who had died in office and remained so until the election of Hiram Runnels in November of that year. He was later elected in his own right and served a complete 2 year term as governor starting in January 1836.