CHANDLER, Thomas, (1772 - 1866)


CHANDLER, Thomas, (brother of John Chandler and uncle of Zachariah Chandler), a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Bedford, N.H., August 10, 1772; attended the public schools; justice of the peace in 1808; captain of militia in 1815; member of the State house of representatives in 1818 and again in 1827; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1833); innkeeper and also engaged in agricultural pursuits; died in Bedford, N.H., January 28, 1866; interment in Bedford Cemetery.