George Chambers (Pennsylvania)

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George Chambers
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837
Preceded by Robert Allison
Succeeded by Daniel Sheffer
Personal details
Born (1786-02-24)February 24, 1786
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Died March 25, 1866(1866-03-25) (aged 80)
Political party Anti-Masonic

George Chambers (February 24, 1786 – March 25, 1866) was an Anti-Masonic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

George Chambers was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Princeton College in 1804, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1807 and commenced practice in Chambersburg.

Chambers was elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses. After his time in Congress, he resumed the practice of law and was a member of the State constitutional convention in 1837. He was appointed a justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on April 12, 1851, which position he held until it was vacated by constitutional provision. He died in Chambersburg in 1866. Interment in Falling Spring Presbyterian Churchyard.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert Allison
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district

Succeeded by
Daniel Sheffer