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Henry Chamberlain

Henry Chamberlain, American merchant, farmer. member State legislature, 1849; member of the board of control Michigan Agricultural College, 1883-1889, 1891-1897; Mason.

Background

  • Chamberlain, Henry was born on March 17, 1824 in Pembroke, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Moses and Mary (Foster) Chamberlain.

  • Education

    • Educated Pembroke and Concord, N.H. Came to Michigan with father’s family in 1843.

    Career

    • 2d. Mistress Rebecca Vandevanter Ames, November 19, 1856. Founder of village of Three Oaks, Michigan, 1850. Held many local offices.

      Member State legislature, 1849. Member of the board of control Michigan Agricultural College, 1883-1889, 1891-1897. Received the votes of his party 3 times for Congress, 3 times for United States senator and once for government.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member State legislature, 1849. Member of the board of control Michigan Agricultural College, 1883-1889, 1891-1897.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah J. Nash, January 16, 1851.
    • father: Moses Chamberlain
    • mother: Mary (Foster) Chamberlain
    • spouse: Sarah J. Nash
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    Born March 17, 1824
    Died 1907
    (aged 82)
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