|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 13th district
December 4, 1826 – March 3, 1831
|Preceded by||Alexander Thomson|
|Succeeded by||George Burd|
|Member of the Pennsylvania Senate for the 22nd district|
|Preceded by||David Mann|
|Succeeded by||Alexander Ogle|
|Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives|
|Born||February 4, 1793|
Old Granby, Connecticut
|Died||October 19, 1839 (aged 46)|
Early life and education
Forward was born in Old Granby, Connecticut to Samuel and Susannah Forward. His brother is Walter Forward and his grandson Chauncey Forward Black. He moved with his father to Ohio in 1800, and a short time afterward to Greensburg, Pennsylvania. He pursued classical studies, studied law, was admitted to the bar in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1817 and began practice in Somerset, Pennsylvania. He was married to Rebekah Blair of Maryland.
Forward was elected to the Nineteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Alexander Thomson. He was reelected to the Twentieth Congress and reelected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress. He was appointed prothonotary and recorder of Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1831. He died in Somerset in 1839 and was interred in Ankeny Square Cemetery.
- "Pennsylvania State Senate - Chauncey Forward Biography". www.legis.state.pa.us. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
- Clayton, Mary Black (1887). Reminiscences of Jeremiah Sullivan Black. St. Louis: Christian Publishing Company. p. 46. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
- Cox, Harold. "Senate Members F". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.
- Cox, Harold. "House Members F". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.
- "Chauncey Forward". www.findagrave.com. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
- United States Congress. "Chauncey Forward (id: F000290)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
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| Member of the Pennsylvania Senate, 22nd district
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| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district