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Lawyer

Peleg Whitman Chandler, American lawyer. member Boston Common Council, 1843-1845, president, 1844, 45; member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1844-1845, since 2663.

Background

Chandler, Peleg Whitman was born on April 12, 1816 in New Gloucester, Maine, United States. Son of Peleg and Esther (Parsons) Chandler.

Education

Graduate Bowdoin College, 1834. Attended Dane Law School, Harvard.

Career

Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1837, practiced in Boston. Publisher, editor monthly journal Law Reporter, Boston, 1838-1840. United States commissioner in bankruptcy, Boston, 1842.

Member Boston Common Council, 1843-1845, president, 1844, 45. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1844-1845, since 2663. Solicitor City of Boston, 1846-1853 revised Boston city ordinances, 1850.

Author: Bankruptcy Laws of the United States, and the Outline of the System with Rules and Forms in Massachusetts, 1842. Observations on the Authority of the gospels, By a Layman, 1867. Memoir of Governor Andrew, with Personal Reminiscences, 1880.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Bankruptcy Laws of the United States, and the Outline of the System with Rules and Forms in Massachusetts, 1842. Observations on the Authority of the gospels, By a Layman, 1867. Memoir of Governor Andrew, with Personal Reminiscences, 1880.

Membership

Member Boston Common Council, 1843-1845, president, 1844, 45. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1844-1845, since 2663.

Connections

Married Martha Ann Bush, November 30, 1837.

father:
Peleg Chandler

mother:
Esther (Parsons) Chandler

spouse:
Martha Ann Bush