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Daniel Henry Chamberlain

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

Background

  • 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.

    Career

    • 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.

    Membership

    Served in Union army.

    Connections

    • 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)
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