Charles Cotesworth Beaman
Lawyer, Deceased Person
1840 – 1900
Who was Charles Cotesworth Beaman?
Charles Cotesworth Beaman, Sr. was an American lawyer who wrote The National and Private Alabama Claims and their Final and Amicable Settlement. In December 1870 he served as the first-ever Solicitor General of the United States, a position created to compile the individual claims of losses caused by Confederate raider ships during the United States Civil War.
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