Chamberlain, Hiram a Presbyterian minister, was born at Monkton, Vt., April 2, 1797. He graduated from Middlebury College in 1822; studied theology at Princeton Seminary for one year, and subsequently at Andover Theological Seminary, where he graduated in 1825. He was ordained evangelist by the Presbytery of N.Y., Oct. 16, the same year; became a home missionary in St. Louis, Mo. (1825-1826); served as stated supply at Darden (1827), at Boonville (18281833), at Franklin and. Fayette (1833-1835); and was pastor of the 2d Church of St. Charles (18371844). He was editor of the Herald of Religious Liberty, St. Louis, for about two years. He became stated supply of Somerville and Bethany, Tenn. (1846-1850); and thereafter at Brownsville, Texas, where he died, Nov. 1, 1866. See Genesis Cat. of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1881, p. 44; Trien. Cat. of Andover Theol. Sem. 1870, p. 63.