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Daniel Henry Chamberlain

Daniel Henry Chamberlain, American governor, South Carolina. Served in Union army.


  • Chamberlain, Daniel Henry was born on June 23, 1835 in W. Brookfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Eli Chamberlain.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, and high school, Worcester. Graduated from Yale University, 1862, A.M., 1867 (Doctor of Laws, University of South Carolina.). Graduated from Harvard Law School, 1863.


    • Served in Union army. Captain 5th Massachusetts colored infantry, 1864-1865. Cotton planter, South Carolina., 1866 delegate South Carolina.

      Constitutional Convention, 1868. Attorney general South Carolina., 1868-1872. Governor South Carolina., 1874-1877.

      Home: Columbia, South Carolina.


    Served in Union army.


    • Married Alice C. Ingersoll, December, 1869.
    • father: Eli Chamberlain. Chamberlain
    • spouse: Alice C. Ingersoll
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    Born June 23, 1835
    Died 1907
    (aged 71)