Charles Chapman (Connecticut)
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Born in Newtown, Connecticut, Chapman pursued academic studies. He studied at the Litchfield Law School. He was admitted to the bar in 1820 and commenced practice in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1827. He moved to Hartford in 1832 and became editor of the New England Review. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1840, 1847, and 1848. United States attorney for the district of Connecticut 1841–1848. He was an unsuccessful candidate in 1848 for election to the Thirty-first Congress.
Chapman was elected as a Democrat to the State house of representatives in 1862 and 1864. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Hartford, Connecticut, on August 7, 1869. He was interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Charles Chapman (id: C000310)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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