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Daniel Henry Chamberlain

governor , South Carolina.

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