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Charles Quincy Tirrell (December 10, 1844 – July 31, 1910) was a lawyer, educator, and U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.


Born in Sharon, Massachusetts, Tirrell attended public schools and later studied law at Dartmouth College, graduating in 1866. He served as principal of Peacham Academy in Peacham, Vermont, for one year, and of St. Johnsbury High School for two years. He was admitted to the bar in 1870 and commenced practice in Boston, Massachusetts. He served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1872. He moved to Natick, Massachusetts, in 1873. He served in the Massachusetts Senate in 1881 and 1882.

Tirrell was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses, serving from March 4, 1901, until his death in Natick on July 31, 1910. He was interred in Dell Park Cemetery.

See also


  1. ^ a b c Who's who in State Politics, 1908, Boston, MA: Practical Politics, 1908, p. 21.


  • Who's who in State Politics, 1908 Practical Politics (1908) p. 21.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
George W. Weymouth
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

March 4, 1901 – July 31, 1910
Succeeded by
John J. Mitchell