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Marion Sylvester Chambers
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1908
Death: Feb. 4, 1993

From "The Heritage of Union County, Vol. 1" Family 294, submitted by Linda A Chambers, daughter of Marion Sylvester Chambers QUOTE The Chamberses farmed land rented from Grandfather Martin Lowe in Coosa District. In those days, students had to pay tuition and other expenses to attend high school. So, Dad would farm and do odd jobs for a year and then attend school until his money ran out. He grew cane and sold the sorghum in tin buckets for about 40 cents a gallon. Dad graduated from Union Co. High School in 1931 and from Young Harris College in 1934. He taught children in the local elementary schools until 1942 when he was drafted into the United States Army. He served in the U. S. Medical Corps until 1945 and, upon returning home, resumed his teaching career. He taught school for about 13 years and was able to buy his own farm with his earnings.

In 1948, my father gained the Republican Party's nomination and was elected to the position of Judge of the Court of Ordinary. He served three terms as Union Co. Ordinary, being re-elected in 1952 and again in 1960 after four years' absence. After his re-election in 1952, he married Stella Jane Brown on December 24th. Their marriage ceremony was performed by Reverend John C. Wade in his home. . . . My parents were farmers. They grew corn, pepper, cattle, broiler chickens and tended layer hens.

When he left the Ordinary's office in 1964, my father devoted his full time to farming, but he had a genuine commitment to serving the public in the best way he knew. He served as Chairman of the Union Co. Republican Party and took an active interest in local issues. He never tired of talking to people. Dad's recreation was listening to his dogs hunt. He kept fox hounds and beagles most of his life. Often he would invite other hunters to join him, but no one ever killed any game. The idea was just to listen and share some conversation on the side. Dad passed away February 4, 1993, after suffering with heart disease and leukemia for several years. END QUOTE 
Family links: 
  Silas Bell Chambers (1878 - 1954)
  Linda Lowe Chambers (1883 - 1971)
  Stella Mary Jane Brown Chambers (1929 - ____)*
  Cora Chambers Cook (1903 - 1986)*
  Leonard Chambers (1905 - 1977)*
  Marion Sylvester Chambers (1908 - 1993)
  Jessie Chambers Rich (1914 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
TEC 4 U. S. Army WWII.
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Union County
Georgia, USA
Maintained by: F Chambers
Originally Created by: Chuck Garland
Record added: Jul 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11320403
Marion Sylvester Chambers
Added by: Chuck Garland
Marion Sylvester Chambers
Added by: Chuck Garland
Marion Sylvester Chambers
Added by: Chuck Garland
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