Charles Augustus Barnitz
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 11th district
March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835
|Thomas Hartley Crawford, Robert McCoy|
|Member of the Pennsylvania Senate for the 11th district|
|Born||September 11, 1780|
Williams Township, Pennsylvania
|Died||January 8, 1850(aged 69)|
Charles Augustus Barnitz (September 11, 1780 - January 8, 1850) was an American politician who served as an Anti-Masonic member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district from 1833 to 1835.
Barnitz was born in York, Pennsylvania to Jacob (of German descent) and Mary McClean Barnitz. He received his education at the York Academy. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1811 and commenced practice in York.
Barnitz was elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-third Congress. He was not a candidate for reelection in 1834 to the Twenty-fourth Congress. He resumed the practice of law at York and was also engaged in banking and served as president of the York Bank. He was member of the State constitutional convention in 1838 and a delegate to the Whig National Conventions at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in 1840 and at Baltimore, Maryland, in 1844. He died in York in 1850. Interment in the First Presbyterian Churchyard.