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 Chester William Chapin

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Chester William Chapin

  • Birth 16 Dec 1798 Ludlow, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 10 Jun 1883 Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Cenotaph Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Holly Path East 209
  • Memorial ID 7481665

US Congressman. He was a Representative from Massachusetts in the Forty-fourth Congress. Born in Ludlow, Massachusetts, he was educated in public schools and at the Westfield Academy, in Westfield, Massachusetts. Chapin worked as a merchant and as a mail contractor for post coaches and steamboats; later he became president and director of the Western Railroad Corporation (1854 to 1867), and president of the Boston and Albany Railroad Company (1868 to 1878), and one of its directors from 1868 to 1880. He was elected as a Democrat to the US House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1875 to March 3, 1877.

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  • Added: 24 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7481665
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Chester William Chapin (16 Dec 1798–10 Jun 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7481665, citing Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .