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Chester William Chapin
Birth: Dec. 16, 1798
Ludlow
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1883
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

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.
 (bio by: DXA) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ephraim Chapin (1759 - 1806)
  Mary Smith Chapin (1763 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Dorcas Chapin Chapin (1801 - 1886)*
 
 Siblings:
  Erastus Chapin (1783 - 1852)*
  Sophia Chapin Stedman (1786 - 1869)*
  Giles Smith Chapin (1787 - 1865)*
  Betsey Chapin Webster (1793 - 1886)*
  Chester William Chapin (1798 - 1883)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: rem Chicopee St Cem
 
Burial:
Springfield Cemetery *
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Holly Path East 209
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Record added: May 24, 2003
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Chester William Chapin
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Chester William Chapin
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Chester William Chapin
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