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Horace L. Chapman

Horace L. Chapman, American banker.


  • Chapman, Horace L. was born on July 10, 1837 in Alleghany County, New York, United States. Son of Samuel, Junior, and Betsey E. (Leete) C.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools Allehany County.


    • Studied law in office Oscar F. Moore. Admitted to bar, 1865, never practiced. Bought interest in private banking firm which became Kinney & Chapman, 1863.

      Established banking house in Jackson, O., 1865, which became 1st National Bank in 1870, since served as president. Engaged in iron and coal business in Jackson County, 25 years. President Chapman Coal Company.

      Director Glove Iron Company (Jackson, O.), Chapman Mining Company (Moxohala, O.). First lieutenant of Portsmouth (O.) City Troop, 1861-1865. Democratic nominee for government Ohio, 1897.

      Delegate nat. convention Kansas City, 1900.


    Clubs: Columbus, Columbus Country.


    • Married Frances Benton, September 24, 1868.
    • father: Samuel Chapman
    • mother: Betsey E. (Leete) Chapman
    • spouse: Frances Benton
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    Born July 10, 1837
    Died 1917
    (aged 79)