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Charles H. Frith
Member of the Mississippi Senate
from the 7th district
In office
January 1904 – January 1908
Preceded by W. P. S. Ventress
Succeeded by William F. Tucker Jr.
Member of the Mississippi House of Representatives
from the Amite County district
In office
January 1896 – January 1900
Personal details
Born (1838-06-14)June 14, 1838
Amite County, MS
Died December 19, 1912(1912-12-19) (aged 74)
Liberty, Amite County, MS
Political party Democratic
Military service
Allegiance  Confederate States
Branch/service Army
Years of service 1861–1865
Rank First Lieutenant
Battles/wars Civil War

Charles Henry Frith (June 14, 1838 - December 19, 1912) was a Democratic Mississippi state legislator from Amite County in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


Charles Henry Frith was born on June 14, 1838, in Amite County, Mississippi. He was the son of William Frith and Amand (Simmons) Frith. Frith graduated from Georgetown College in 1859. He enlisted in the 6th Louisiana Infantry Confederate Army during the Civil War. He was a first lieutenant by the end of the war. During the war, he was captured and sent to Fort Delaware, where he was interned until the war ended. In 1895, he was elected to represent Amite County as a Democrat in the Mississippi House of Representatives, for the 1896–1900 term. In 1903, he was elected to the Mississippi State Senate to represent the 7th district, which was composed of Amite and Wilkinson Counties. He died in his home in Liberty, Mississippi, on December 19, 1912.

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