Henry H. Chambers Edit Profile
He attended and graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1808 and from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia in 1811.
He was replaced by Israel Pickens until a replacement, John McKinley, could be elected. Chambers moved to Madison, Alabama and began practicing medicine. After serving in the American Indian Wars as a surgeon, he returned to Alabama, settling in Huntsville.
After unsuccessfully running for Governor of Alabama in 1821 and 1823, Chambers was elected as a Democratic-Republican to represent the state in the United States Senate. He assumed office on March 4, 1825, until his death. He died on January 24, 1826, at Flat Rock near Kenbridge, Virginia, while en route to Washington, D.C. Chambers was interred in the family burial ground at Flat Rock.
He served as a member of the Alabama Constitutional Convention in 1819 and in the Alabama House of Representatives in 1820.