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Abiram Chamberlain

Abiram Chamberlain, American governor. Served in Meriden City Council; member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1877.


  • Chamberlain, Abiram was born on December 7, 1837 in Colebrook, Connecticut, United States. Son of Abiram and Sophronia Ruth (Burt) Chamberlain.

  • Education

    • Educated Williston Seminary, Easthampton, Massachusetts. (Doctor of Laws, Wesleyan University, 1903).


    • Banker, since 1863; president Home National Bank of Meriden, Connecticut, Winthrop Hotel Сompany. Vice president Meriden Savings Bank. Director Meriden & Waterbury Railroad Company, Meriden Cutlery Company, etc.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Served in Meriden City Council. Member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1877.


    • Married Charlotte E. Roberts, November 21, 1872.
    • father: Abiram Chamberlain
    • mother: Sophronia Ruth (Burt) Chamberlain
    • spouse: Charlotte E. Roberts
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    Died 1911
    (aged 73)