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Henry Chamberlain

merchant , farmer

Henry Chamberlain, American merchant, farmer. member State legislature, 1849; member of the board of control Michigan Agricultural College, 1883-1889, 1891-1897; Mason.

Background

Chamberlain, Henry was born on March 17, 1824 in Pembroke, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Moses and Mary (Foster) Chamberlain.

Education

Educated Pembroke and Concord, N.H. Came to Michigan with father’s family in 1843.

Career

2d. Mistress Rebecca Vandevanter Ames, November 19, 1856. Founder of village of Three Oaks, Michigan, 1850. Held many local offices.

Member State legislature, 1849. Member of the board of control Michigan Agricultural College, 1883-1889, 1891-1897. Received the votes of his party 3 times for Congress, 3 times for United States senator and once for government.

Membership

Member State legislature, 1849. Member of the board of control Michigan Agricultural College, 1883-1889, 1891-1897.

Connections

Married Sarah J. Nash, January 16, 1851.

father:
Moses Chamberlain

mother:
Mary (Foster) Chamberlain

spouse:
Sarah J. Nash