Chamberlain, Charles a Congregational minister, was born at Holliston, Mass., Oct. 4,1813. For a time he was a student in Leicester Academy. In 1836 he graduated from Brown University, and in 1839 from Union Theological Seminary, having spent one year at the Andover Seminary. Meanwhile, in 1837 and 1838, he was tutor in Brown University. Two years he served as a home missionary in Ohio and Indiana. He was ordained pastor in Berkley, Mass., July 8,1842, and was dismissed in 1844. The three years following he was acting pastor in Freetown; in 1847 and 1848, in Newmarket, N. H.; from 1848 to 1850, in Mendham, Mass. From July, 1851, to December, 1853, he was pastor in Auburn. In June, 1854, was installed in Ashford, Conn.; from April, 1858, to March, 1867, was pastor in Eastfiord, Conn. Then he served as acting pastor as follows: at Oxford, from 1867 to 1869; Reading, from 1869 to 1871; Burlington, from 1871 to 1873; East Granby, from 1874 to 1881. His death occurred in East Granby, March 30, 1881. He published The Layman's Assistant and Home Monitor. See Cong. Yearbook, 1882, p. 24.