Robert N. Chamberlain

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Hon.
Robert Nelson Chamberlain
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2nd Chief Justice of the
New Hampshire Superior Court
In office
January 23, 1917 – September 20, 1917
Preceded by Robert G. Pike
Succeeded by John Kivel
Associate Justice of the
New Hampshire Superior Court
Succeeded by John Eliot Allen
Speaker of the
New Hampshire House of Representatives
In office
1893–1895
Preceded by Frank G. Clarke
Succeeded by Stephen S. Jewett
Member of the
New Hampshire House of Representatives
Personal details
Born July 24, 1856
Bangor, New York
Died September 19, 1917
Political party Republican
Profession Lawyer

Robert Nelson Chamberlain (July 24, 1856 – September 20, 1917) was an American lawyer and Republican Party politician who served as the Speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives[1] as an Associate Justice and later as the second Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court.[2]

In 1904 Chamberlain was appointed as an Associate Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court. Chamberlain was appointed as Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court in 1917 to replace Robert G. Pike who had died.[2]

Life[edit]

Robert was born on July 24, 1856 in Bangor, New York, but moved to Berlin, New Hampshire when he was a child. As an adult, Chamberlain became interested in town and state affairs and became a lawyer, the first lawyer in said town.[3]

Chamberlain died in Boston, Massachusetts on September 19, 1917.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Richard Herndon, ed. (1898), Men of Progress: Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Leaders in Business and Professional Life in and of the State of New Hampshire, Boston, Massachusetts: New England Magazine, p. 46. 
  2. ^ a b c Obituary Chief Justice R. N. Chamberlain, New York, New York: New York Times, September 21, 1917, p. . 
  3. ^ Reminiscences of Early Berlin (PDF), Berlin, New Hampshire: Brown Company, February 1, 1926, p. 10 
Political offices
Preceded by
Frank G. Clarke
Speaker of the
New Hampshire House of Representatives

1893 – 1895
Succeeded by
Stephen S. Jewett
Legal offices
Preceded by
Associate Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court
1904-1917
Succeeded by
John Eliot Allen
Preceded by
Robert G. Pike
Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court
January 23, 1917–September 20, 1917
Succeeded by
John Kivel