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Name:    Charless, Jr., Joseph
Profession:  Business Person, Politician
Category:  Politics and Government
Born/Started:     Jan. 17, 1804
Died/Ended:     Nov. 11, 1859
Description:    Joseph Charless, Jr. was the son of Joseph Charless, the publisher of St. Louis┬┤ first newspaper. He was also an alderman, president of the State Bank of Missouri, a director of the Pacific Railroad, and a co-founder of Washington University. He was murdered on a downtown street corner in 1859 [186-188].

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