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Charles Chamberlain

  • Birth 22 Jul 1917 Locke Township, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 25 Nov 2002 Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 6972779

U.S. Congressman. After graduating from the University of Virginia, in 1941, he served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II, (1942-46). After the war, he was an Internal Revenue agent, United States Treasury Department, (1946-47) graduated from the University of Virginia Law School, in 1949, was admitted to the bar and was a lawyer in private practice. He was assistant prosecutor for Ingham County, Michigan, in 1950, city attorney of East Lansing and legal counsel to Michigan State Senate Judiciary Committee, (1953-54). He also was prosecuting attorney of Ingham County, (1955-56). In 1957, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fifth Congress and to the next eight succeeding Congresses, serving until 1974. Not a candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law. He died from heart failure at age 85.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6972779
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Chamberlain (22 Jul 1917–25 Nov 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6972779, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .