Souvenir Number, American Enterprise, October 6, 7, 8, 1908
Greater Hartford, 1818-1908
Charles G. HUNTINGTON, advertising manager of the Electric Vehicle company, is a native of Hartford. After graduating at the public high school he entered the employ of the Connecticut River Banking company, where he remained several years as bookkeeper. In 1898 he became connected with the advertising department of the Pope Manufacturing company and in 1900 went with the Electric Vehicle company. Mr. Huntington has been interested in educational and political matters and has always been a conservative Democrat. In 1900 he was appointed police commissioner by Mayor Harbison, serving for three years, and at the expiration of his term was appointed fire commissioner by Mayor Henney. Owing to the pressure of other duties, he resigned from the fire board after a year of service. He was for four years chairman of the Northwest school district committee, and on removing to the South district in 1897 he became a member of the committee of that school and has since been re-elected annually. In the days when the bicycle was most popular Mr. Huntington took an active interest in organizing cycling affairs and was for two years chief consul of the League of American wheelmen of Connecticut. He is the author of the Road Book of Connecticut, which went through several editions. He is a member of the Hartford Lodge of Masons. In 1896 he married Miss Mabel Grover, daughter of C. Grover, president of the Colt's Patent Fire Arms company. Mr. Huntington resides on Wethersfield Ave.