Lewis Charles Levin

Lewis Charles Levin (November 10, 1808-March 14, 1860) was a Philadelphia politician, prominent Know Nothing, and anti-Catholic social activist of the 1840s and 1850s. He served three terms in Congress (U.S. House of Representatives, 1845–51), representing the Pennsylvania 1st District. Levin is considered to have been the first Jewish Congressman

Lewis Charles Levin was born in Charleston, South Carolina and graduated from South Carolina College (later the University of South Carolina) in 1828. He then briefly taught school in Woodville, Mississippi, but had to quit town after being wounded in a duel. Levin then read and practiced law in Maryland and Kentucky.

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