Charles Chapman Edit Profile
He studied at the Litchfield Law School.
Born in Newtown, Connecticut, Chapman pursued academic studies. He was admitted to the bar in 1820 and commenced practice in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1827. He moved to Hartford in 1832 and became editor of the New England Review.
United States attorney for the district of Connecticut 1841–1848. He was an unsuccessful candidate in 1848 for election to the Thirty-first Congress. Chapman was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853).
He was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Connecticut as a Temperance candidate in 1854. Chapman was elected as a Democrat to the State house of representatives in 1862 and 1864. He resumed the practice of law.
He died in Hartford, Connecticut, on August 7, 1869. He was interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Democratic Party, Whig Party.
He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1840, 1847, and 1848.