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Judge William Lea Chambers

Judge William Lea Chambers

Birth
Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
Death 26 Aug 1933 (aged 81)
Dickerson, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row D, Lot 33 Upper, Site 3
Memorial ID 31735458 · View Source
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Married Laura Ligon (Clopton) Chambers on October 27, 1873 in Muskogee, GA

• Federal Judge
• Chief Justice of American Samoa
• Spanish War Claim Committee

Obituary
Frederick News-Post - August 28, 1933

Dickerson. Aug. 27.— Judge William Lea Chambers, 81, formerly Chief Justice of the Samoan Islands, died Saturday morning at his home, near here, supposedly of a heart attack. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Anne Carter.

A native of Georgia. Judge Chambers formerly lived in Washington, where he practiced law for many years. He came to this section about thirty years ago. He formerly was a member of the Spanish claims Commission and during the World War was a member of the United States Board of Mediation. While President, Woodrow Wilson was an occasional visitor at the Chambers' home.

Funeral services were held at 3:39 p. m. Sunday from the Methodist church, at Poolesville The services were conducted by the pastor, Rev. William D. King. Burial in Monocacy cemetery, Beallsville.


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  • Created by: plyce
  • Added: 26 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31735458
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Judge William Lea Chambers (4 Mar 1852–26 Aug 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31735458, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by plyce (contributor 47047961) .