Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Chambers, George

Chambers, George, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Chambersburg, Pa., February 24, 1786; received a classical education and attended the Chambersburg Academy; was graduated from Princeton College in 1804; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1807 and commenced practice in Chambersburg; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1837); resumed the practice of law; member of the State constitutional convention in 1837; appointed a justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court April 12, 1851, which position he held until it was vacated by constitutional provision; died in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa., March 25, 1866; interment in Falling Spring Presbyterian Churchyard.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Chambers, George," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.963 Original Sources, accessed August 19, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7TDQBGMEP2HU56.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Chambers, George." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.963, Original Sources. 19 Aug. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7TDQBGMEP2HU56.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Chambers, George' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.963. Original Sources, retrieved 19 August 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7TDQBGMEP2HU56.