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Elverton R. Chapman

Elverton R. Chapman, American banker. Member Company G, 86th Ohio Infantry, 1862; member 77th Regiment, N.G.S.N.Y., 1864; member Moore & Schley, 1888-1901.

Background

  • Chapman, Elverton R. was born on August 5, 1848 in New York, United States. Son of Review Carlos R. and Susan M. (Beardsley) Chapman.

  • Education

    • Educated Fredonia (New York) Academy, Mount Union College, Alliance, O., Eastman’s Business College, Poughkeepsie, New York, graduate 1864. Bachelor of Laws, Columbian (then George Washington University, 1871. Thrice married.

    Career

    • Member Company G, 86th Ohio Infantry, 1862. Member 77th Regiment, N.G.S.N.Y., 1864. Chief stamp div., Internal Revenue Department, Washington, 1875-1879.

      In contracting business, 1879-1884. Banker and broker, since 1884. Member Moore & Schley, 1888-1901.

      E. R. Chapman & Company, 1901-1906. Firm retired from business, selling seat on New York Stock Exchange. Treasurer; president Flatbush Gas Company, Newtown Gas Company, Jamaica Gas Light Company, Woodhaven Gas Company, Richmond Hill Gas Company, Elliott-Chapman Coal & Coke Company, Chapman Investment Company, Elverton Land Company, Alabama Iron & Steel Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Company G, 86th Ohio Infantry, 1862. Member 77th Regiment, N.G.S.N.Y., 1864. Member Moore & Schley, 1888-1901.

    Connections

    • Married 3d, Mistress. Children: Carlos B. (deceased), Melville D. (deceased), Cornelia C. (Mistress.
    • father: Review Carlos R. Chapman
    • mother: Susan M. (Beardsley) Chapman
    • spouse: Mistress
    • children: Carlos B. Chapman (deceased)
    • Melville D. Chapman (deceased)
    • Cornelia C. (Mrs Chapman
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    Born August 5, 1848
    Died December 22, 1928
    (aged 80)
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