Chapin HALL, Congress, PA (1816-1879)


HALL, Chapin, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Busti, Chautauqua County, N.Y., July 12, 1816; attended the common schools and the Jamestown (N.Y.) Academy; moved to Pine Grove (now Russell), Warren County, Pa., about 1841 and engaged in the lumber business and mercantile pursuits; moved to Warren, Pa., in 1851 and engaged in banking; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1859-March 3, 1861); was not a candidate for renomination in 1860; interested in the manufacture of lumber products at Louisville, Ky., Fond du Lac, Wis., and Newark, N.J., and in the manufacture of worsted goods at Jamestown, N.Y.; died in Jamestown, N.Y., September 12, 1879; interment in Lake View Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present