Calvin T. Chamberlain

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Calvin Tibbetts Chamberlain (December 5, 1795 in Mount Vernon, then in Lincoln County, Massachusetts, now in Kennebec County, Maine – June 27, 1878 in Cuba, Allegany County, New York) was an American politician from New York.

Life[edit]

He was the son of Benjamin Chamberlain (1757–1847) and Tryphena (née Tibbetts, widowed Kenney) Chamberlain. In 1816, he removed to a place then located in the Town of Friendship, about two miles from a settlement which was later incorporated as the Village of Cuba, in Allegany County. The next year, he established a saw mill there. He married Betsey Moore (d. 1845). In 1835, he opened a public house and general store, and was appointed Postmaster of Cuba.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Allegany Co.) in 1836 and 1837.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (6th D.) from 1843 to 1846, sitting in the 66th, 67th, 68th and 69th New York State Legislatures. On May 14, 1846, he married Sarah (Russell) Waters.

He was a brigadier general of the New York State Militia.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Alvin Burr
New York State Assembly
Allegany Co.

1836–1837
with Azel Fitch in 1837
Succeeded by
Seth H. Pratt,
Samuel Russell
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Alvah Hunt
New York State Senate
Sixth District (Class 4)

1843–1846
Succeeded by
Samuel H. P. Hall