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 John Chandler

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Birth
Epping, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death
25 Sep 1841 (aged 79)
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Burial
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID
7670370 View Source

US Congressman, US Senator. Born in Epping, New Hampshire, he served in the Revolutionary War and afterwards settled on a farm near Monmouth, Massachusetts. He was a member of the Massachusetts Senate (1803-05), when elected as a Democratic Republican to the Ninth and Tenth Congresses, serving (1805-09). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he relocated to Main and was appointed Sheriff of Kennebec County. During the War of 1812, he served as a Brigadier General in the Maine Militia, (1812-15). After the war, he was a member of the Massachusetts General Court in 1819, first president of the Maine Senate and a member of the Maine constitutional convention, (1819-20). With the admission of Maine as a State into the Union, he was elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate, reelected as a Crawford Republican and later reelected as Jacksonian, serving (1820-29). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he served as a collector of customs at Portland, (1829-37). He died at age 78 in Augusta, Main.

US Congressman, US Senator. Born in Epping, New Hampshire, he served in the Revolutionary War and afterwards settled on a farm near Monmouth, Massachusetts. He was a member of the Massachusetts Senate (1803-05), when elected as a Democratic Republican to the Ninth and Tenth Congresses, serving (1805-09). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he relocated to Main and was appointed Sheriff of Kennebec County. During the War of 1812, he served as a Brigadier General in the Maine Militia, (1812-15). After the war, he was a member of the Massachusetts General Court in 1819, first president of the Maine Senate and a member of the Maine constitutional convention, (1819-20). With the admission of Maine as a State into the Union, he was elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate, reelected as a Crawford Republican and later reelected as Jacksonian, serving (1820-29). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he served as a collector of customs at Portland, (1829-37). He died at age 78 in Augusta, Main.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 9 Jul 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7670370
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7670370/john-chandler: accessed ), memorial page for John Chandler (1 Feb 1762–25 Sep 1841), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7670370, citing Mount Vernon Cemetery, Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.