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Thomas Chandler (New Hampshire politician)

Thomas Chandler (New Hampshire politician)

American politician
Thomas Chandler (New Hampshire politician)
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Intro American politician
Was Politician
From United States of America
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 10 August 1772
Death 28 January 1866 (aged 93 years)
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Thomas Chandler (August 10, 1772 – January 2, 1866), was an American politician, farmer, and innkeeper who served as United States Representative for New Hampshire.

Early life

Chandler was born on August 10, 1772 in Bedford, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire where he attended the public schools, then became a farmer and an innkeeper.


Justice of the peace in 1808 and captain of militia in 1815, Chandler was elected in 1816 as a member of the New Hampshire Senate from the 3rd district, serving from 1817 to 1819. He was again elected to the state senate in 1824, serving from 1825 to 1828. In 1828, he served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

Elected as a Jacksonian Democrat to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses, Chandler served from March 4, 1829 to March 3, 1833 as United States Representative for the state of New Hampshire.


Chandler died in Bedford, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, on January 28, 1866 (age 93 years, 171 days). He is interred at Bedford Cemetery, Bedford, New Hampshire.

Family life

Son of Zachariah and Sarah, Chandler was the uncle of Zachariah Chandler. He married Susanna McAfee and they had three daughters, Asenath, Sally, Hannah, and a son, Adam.

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