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 Jacob Payson Chamberlain

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Jacob Payson Chamberlain

Birth
Dudley, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 5 Oct 1878 (aged 76)
Seneca Falls, Seneca County, New York, USA
Burial Seneca Falls, Seneca County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6819828 View Source
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US Congressman. Moving to New York, with his family in 1802, he later became a school teacher and operated flour mills. He was a member of the board of education, was supervisor of Seneca Falls, New York, organized the first savings bank in Seneca Falls and was a member of the New York State Assembly. In 1861, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress, serving until 1863. Declining to seek reelection, he returned to his former business interests, until his death at age 76.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 6819828
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6819828/jacob-payson-chamberlain : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Payson Chamberlain (1 Aug 1802–5 Oct 1878), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6819828, citing Restvale Cemetery, Seneca Falls, Seneca County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .