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  Chambers, Henry H.
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NameHenry H. Chambers
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, Alabama , United States
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Born October 01, 1790
DiedJanuary 24, 1826 (35 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jan 27, 2018 05:42pm
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InfoCHAMBERS, Henry H., a Senator from Alabama; born near Kenbridge, Lunenburg County, Va., October 1, 1790; graduated from William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va., in 1808, and from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1811; moved to Madison, Ala., in 1812 and engaged in the practice of medicine; served in the Indian wars as a surgeon; returned to Alabama and settled in Huntsville; member of the State constitutional convention in 1819; member, State house of representatives 1820; unsuccessful candidate for Governor in 1821 and 1823; elected to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1825, until his death near Kenbridge, Lunenburg County, Va., January 24, 1826, while en route to Washington, D.C.; interment in the family burial ground near Kenbridge, Va.

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  12/04/1824 AL US Senate Won 51.25% (+2.50%)
  11/02/1824 AL Electors - At-Large Won 13.98% (+0.00%)
  08/04/1823 AL Governor Lost 44.15% (-11.70%)
  08/06/1821 AL Governor Lost 42.57% (-14.85%)
  08/07/1820 AL House - Madison Won 8.10% (+0.00%)
  09/21/1819 AL Initial District Lost 46.82% (-6.36%)
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