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Moses William Chapline

Member From: 1818 - 1821

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  • Birth Date: February 27, 1789 Birth Place:Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia
  • Death Date: October 20, 1840
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: His wife was Elizabeth Miller Fox, whose father was Josiah Fox, for 15 years constructor of all the navy yards of the United States, appointed under General Washington's administration.
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  • Military Service: General, served as aide de camp of General Louis Cass in War of 1812
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  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: First mayor of Wheeling (1836-1840)
    While Mayor, he entertained General Lafayette on his visit to America in 1825, and hosted a great ball was given in Lafayette's honor.
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1818-1819 Ohio Courts of Justice
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1819-1820 Ohio Register's Office
1820-1821 Ohio Roads and Internal Navigation

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