Ebenezer M. Chamberlain
Ebenezer Mattoon Chamberlain
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 10th district
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855
|Preceded by||Samuel Brenton|
|Succeeded by||Samuel Brenton|
|Member of the Indiana Senate|
|Member of the Indiana House of Representatives|
|Born||August 20, 1805|
|Died||March 14, 1861 (aged 55)|
|Political party||Democratic Party|
Early life and career
Born in Orrington, Maine, Chamberlain attended public school before becoming employed in his father's shipyard. Later, he studied law and moved to Connersville, where he completed his studies, gaining admission to the bar in 1832 and commencing practice in Elkhart County in 1833.
Chamberlain was elected prosecuting attorney of the ninth judicial circuit in 1842 and became elected president judge of the ninth judicial district in 1843. He was reelected in 1851 and served until he resigned when he was elected to Congress. He served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1844.
He died in Goshen on March 14, 1861, and was interred in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Ebenezer M. Chamberlain (id: C000276)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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