|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 4th district
March 4, 1797 – March 3, 1799
|Preceded by||Samuel Sitgreaves|
|Succeeded by||Peter Muhlenberg|
|Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives|
|Born||October 18, 1740|
Wrightstown Township, Province of Pennsylvania, British America
|Died||January 27, 1800 (aged 59)|
Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Chapman was born in Wrightstown Township in the Province of Pennsylvania. He was commissioned justice of the peace February 25, 1779, and was one of the justices commissioned judge of the court of common pleas of Bucks County the same year. He moved to Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania, prior to 1776. He was a member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly from 1787 to 1796.
- Bell, Whitfield J., and Charles Greifenstein, Jr. Patriot-Improvers: Biographical Sketches of Members of the American Philosophical Society. 3 vols. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1997, I: 424-26, III:337.
- United States Congress. "John Chapman (id: C000313)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district