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Daniel Henry Chamberlain
Birth: Jun. 23, 1835
West Brookfield
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1907
Charlottesville
Charlottesville City
Virginia, USA

South Carolina Governor. He graduated from Yale University, from Harvard Law School, in 1863 and during the Civil War served as a Captain in the 5th Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment, Union Army. After the war, he moved to South Carolina, was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Columbia. He was a member of the South Carolina Constitutional Convention of 1868 and served as South Carolina Attorney General, (1868-72). In 1874, he was elected as a Republican the 76th Governor of South Carolina, serving until 1877. As Governor, he implemented a number of reforms, including a reduction of public expenditures and curbing of the power of several state boards. After leaving office, he was a successful New York Wall Street attorney and a professor of Constitutional Law at Cornell University, (1883-97), when he retired. He died of cancer at age 71. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Eli Chamberlain (1789 - 1858)
 
 Spouse:
  Alice Ingersoll Chamberlain (1846 - 1891)
 
 Children:
  Henry Ingersoll Chamberlain (1870 - 1870)*
  Julian Ingersoll Chamberlain (1872 - 1952)*
  Philip Chamberlain (1876 - 1893)*
  Waldo Emerson Chamberlain (1886 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lucius Chamberlain (1816 - 1819)*
  Sarah Brigham Chamberlain Sampson (1818 - 1910)*
  Harriet Amelia Chamberlain White (1820 - 1916)*
  Ephraim Forbes Chamberlain (1822 - 1892)*
  Lyman Harrington Chamberlain (1824 - 1902)*
  Joshua Metcalf Chamberlain (1825 - 1897)*
  Lucius Phelps Chamberlain (1830 - 1916)*
  Daniel Henry Chamberlain (1835 - 1907)
  Leander Trowbridge Chamberlain (1838 - 1913)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Cemetery
West Brookfield
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 30, 2003
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Daniel's mother was Achsah Forbes, a daughter of Jonathan Forbes [#63338722] and Sarah Brigham, born June 22, 1794. She married Eli Chamberlain on November 30, 1815. She passed away on September 16,1880.
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