John Curtis Chamberlain

John Curtis Chamberlain

Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 8 Dec 1834 (aged 62)
Utica, Oneida County, New York, USA
Burial Albion, Orleans County, New York, USA
Plot 701 Calla
Memorial ID 17988065 · View Source
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US Congressman from New Hampshire. He graduated from Harvard in 1793, studied law and became an attorney in Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire. He served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1802 to 1804. In 1804 he moved to Charlestown and continued practicing law. In 1808 Chamberlain was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Federalist and served one term, 1809 to 1811. He did not run for reelection in 1810 and resumed his law practice. Chamberlain was an amateur historian, and in addition to his long time involvement with the American Antiquarian Society he authored "Narrative of the Captivity of Mrs. Johnson, Indian Captive of Charlestown." Chamberlain was also a poet and his work appeared over the pen name "The Hermit." He served in the New Hampshire House for the second time in 1818. In the mid 1820s Chamberlain moved to Honeoye Falls, Monroe County, New York, and later to Utica, where he continued practicing law.

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