Chambers, David, 1780-1864

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Dates:
Birth 1780-11-25
Death 1864-08-08

Biographical notes:

David Chambers (1780-1864) was a United States Representative from Ohio, a newspaper publisher, an Ohio State printer, volunteer aide-de-camp to General Lewis Cass in the War of 1812, mayor of Zanesville, Ohio, and a member of the Ohio State Senate. He was educated by his father, Joseph Gaston Chambers ( -1829), a liberal thinker and inventor. As an adolescent, Chambers served as a confidential express rider for President Washington during the 1794 Whisky Insurrection. He learned the art of printing as an apprentice to Benjamin Franklin Bache (1769-1798), a noted Philadelphia printer and publisher.

From the description of Papers, 1795-1822; 1851-1863; 1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207123688

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SNAC ID:
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Subjects:

  • Printers
  • Publishers and Publishing
  • Patronage, Political
  • Apprentices

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Zanesville (Ohio) (as recorded)