Charles S. Marden, a lawyer based in Barnesville, Minnesota, has an impressive background. Born in Vermont, he relocated to Fergus Falls before settling in Barnesville. Marden served as the county attorney of Clay County and is a member of several fraternal organizations, including the Masonic Order and the Society of Sons of the American Revolution.
Charles S. Marden, a lawyer from Barnesville, Clay County, Minnesota, was born on October 2, 1864, in Randolph, Vermont. He is the son of Riley H. Marden and Emily (Clifford) Marden. His father, born in 1832, served in the Fourth and Ninth Vermont Regiments during the Civil War. In 1882, he relocated to Fergus Falls, Minnesota, where he continued his law practice until his death on July 22, 1900.
Charles S. Marden received his education in public schools and at Benton’s Academy in Bristol, Vermont. In 1882, he moved to Fergus Falls, Minnesota, and started working as a school teacher. He was admitted to the bar in 1887 and practiced law in Elizabeth, Minnesota, until June 1891, when he moved to Barnesville, Minnesota, where he currently resides. Mr. Marden served as the county attorney of Clay County, Minnesota, from 1900 until January 1, 1907. On January 2, 1886, he married Elise E. Cayo from Alma Center, Wisconsin. They have two children named Irene E. and Edith J.
Mr. Marden is a member of various fraternal organizations, including the Masonic Order’s Blue Lodge in Barnesville, the Chapter and Commandery in Fergus Falls, and the Osman Temple in St. Paul. He is also affiliated with the Elks in Fargo, North Dakota, the Knights of Pythias in Barnesville, Minnesota, and the Society of Sons of the American Revolution.
C.F. Cooper & Company, History of the Red River Valley, Past and Present: Including an Account of the Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages of the Valley from the Time of Their First Settlement and Formation, volumes 1-2; Grand Forks: Herald printing company, 1909.