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Description: Obituary of James Nathan ChappellDate: May 3 1885
Death of Assemblyman Chappell.
REDDING, May 2d.- James Nathan Chappell died this evening. The deceased represented this and Trinity county in the Assembly for six years and was for years in the Senate. He was one of the oldest citizens of the county, coming here in 1852 and always remained here. Mr. Chappell was a kind-hearted, genial gentleman, public spirited and generous to a fault, and a strong advocate of temperance and morality. He leaves a widow, one married daughter and one daughter unmarried, one daughter four years old and one son eighteen years old. He died honored and respected by all who knew him.