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CHANDLER (Soundex C534) — See also BANDLER, BRANDLER, CANDLER, CHAN, CHANDLESS, CHANDLEY, CHANDOS, CHANDRA, CHANDRUC, CHANLER, FICHANDLER, HANDLEMAN, HANDLER, HANDLEY, KINDLER, MARCHAND, OXENHANDLER, SANDLER, SCHANDEIN, STRANDLER, TANDLER.

  CHANDLER: See also Vernal Glenn Arnette — Ira Chandler Backus — Henry Titus Backus — Chandler Bailey — L. Chandler Ball — George Bancroft — Henry Chandler Bowen — Chandler Bullock — Winifred Nelson Campbell — William Titcomb Cobb — Harmon Sweatland Conger — Samuel Chandler Crafts — Hector Craig — Edward Chandler Crosby — Isaac Darlington — William Darlington — John Chandler Bancroft Davis — Henry Edwards Davis — Deane Chandler Davis — Chandler Denner — Robin Chandler Duke — George Chandler Fairbanks — Samuel Clement Fessenden — Samuel Clement Fessenden — Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden — Joseph Palmer Fessenden — Chandler Ford — Chandler B. Fowler — Thomas Chandler Gailey — John Jewett Garland — Frederic Webster Goding — Chandler Y. Grant — John Chandler Gurney — Frederick Hale — Ralph Chandler Harrison — George Chandler Holt — Rollin Hurst — Brereton Chandler Jones — Rollin Arthur Keyes — William Burnet Kinney — James Lanman — Daniel Waldo Lincoln — John H. Lovejoy — George Chandler Madison — Chandler J. Morgan — Chandler D. Norton — William Shaw Chandler Otis — Chandler Owen — Lawrence Cowle Phipps — Henry J. Potter — Thomas Theodore Prentis — Chandler R. Ransom — Edward George Read — Clemence Chandler Smith — Chandler Starr — Chandler Harrison Stevens, Jr. — Thomas Chandler Thacher — Charles Wentworth Upham — Channing Way — Chandler J. Wells — Stephen Van Culen White — Chandler M. Wilson — Chandler Wood — Chandler C. Yonge
  Chandler, (need first name) — of Union County, N.J. Prohibition candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, A. B. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Virginia, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Aaron — of Raytown, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Chandler, Abel — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1829, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Abel E. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Adoniram — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Albert — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Village president of Coldwater, Michigan, 1852-53; mayor of Coldwater, Mich., 1861-63, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
Albert B. Chandler Chandler, Albert Benjamin (1898-1991) — also known as Albert B. Chandler; Happy Chandler — of Versailles, Woodford County, Ky. Born in Corydon, Henderson County, Ky., July 14, 1898. Democrat. Athletic coach; lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Kentucky state senate 22nd District, 1930-31; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1931-35; Governor of Kentucky, 1935-39, 1955-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1952, 1956; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1939-45; member of Democratic National Committee from Kentucky, 1939; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1939; Commissioner of Baseball 1945-51, during the time the sport was desegregated; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1956. Episcopalian. Member, Order of the Coif; Pi Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks. Died in Versailles, Woodford County, Ky., June 15, 1991 (age 92 years, 336 days). Interment at Pisgah Church Cemetery, Versailles, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph S. Chandler and Callie (Sanders) Chandler; married, November 12, 1925, to Mildred Watkins; grandfather of Albert Benjamin Chandler III (1959-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Chandler, Albert Benjamin III (b. 1959) — also known as Ben Chandler; "Big Ben" — of Versailles, Woodford County, Ky. Born in Versailles, Woodford County, Ky., September 12, 1959. Democrat. Lawyer; Kentucky auditor of public accounts, 1992-95; Kentucky state attorney general, 1996-; candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 2003; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 2004, 2008; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 2004-. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Grandson of Albert Benjamin Chandler (1898-1991).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Chandler, Albert L. — of Michigan. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Anson G. (d. 1863) — of Maine. Lawyer; member of Maine state senate, 1840; candidate for Governor of Maine, 1852; U.S. Consul in Lahaina, 1856-60. Died in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa., 1863. Interment at Calais Cemetery, Calais, Maine.
  Chandler, Augustus L. — of California. Member of California state assembly, 1873-75, 1880-83 (23rd District 1873-75, 25th District 1880-83). Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Ben See Albert Benjamin Chandler III
  Chandler, Benjamin Britton (1854-1925) — of Henry, Williamsburg County, S.C. Born in South Carolina, November 7, 1854. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1924-25; died in office 1925. Suffered a heart attack, and died soon after, at Henry, Williamsburg County, S.C., December 13, 1925 (age 71 years, 36 days). Interment at Union United Methodist Church Cemetery, Near Hemingway, Georgetown County, S.C.
Bert D. Chandler Chandler, Bert D. (1874-1947) — of Hudson, Lenawee County, Mich. Born in Rollin Township, Lenawee County, Mich., March 19, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 39th Circuit, 1914-15; appointed 1914; delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Lenawee County, 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936, 1940, 1944 (alternate); justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1937-43; defeated, 1943; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1942. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died December 13, 1947 (age 73 years, 269 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Spencer G. Chandler and Viola (Doolittle) Chandler; married, August 10, 1910, to Carolyn Fitch.
  See also Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1939
  Chandler, Byron See G. Byron Chandler
  Chandler, C. H. — of Clinton County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Clinton County, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, C. V. — of Macomb, McDonough County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Charles — of Lenawee County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Charles — of London, Laurel County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 81st District, 1934-35. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Charles — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Charles A. — of Gorham, Coos County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Gorham, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Charles R. — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Mayor of Port Huron, Mich., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Chandler, Charles S. — of Nevada. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Chandler, Claude — of Syracuse, Hamilton County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Claude — of California. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 20th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Claudette M. (d. 2015) — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1975. Female. African ancestry. Died September 9, 2015. Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Chandler, Clift See Walter Chandler
  Chandler, Courtney R. — of Santa Ana, Orange County, Calif. Mayor of Santa Ana, Calif., 1952-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, D. W. — of Camden, Ouachita County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1888, 1896 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Dave — Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 7th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Chandler, David B. — Green. Candidate for Delaware state treasurer, 2014, 2018. Still living as of 2018.
  Chandler, David Green (1847-1929) — also known as David G. Chandler — of Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born in Flushing, Genesee County, Mich., March 3, 1847. Republican. Grand Traverse County Sheriff, 1901-04; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Grand Traverse County, 1909-12. Died in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich., January 5, 1929 (age 81 years, 308 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City, Mich.
  Chandler, Dayna R. — Independent candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2020. Female. Still living as of 2020.
  Chandler, Dick See Richard Chandler
  Chandler, Doyel — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 9th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Chandler, Earle W. — of Bartlett, Carroll County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Bartlett, 1956; elected () New Hampshire state house of representatives from Bartlett 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Ebe H. — of Dagsboro, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County 3rd District, 1935-38; Delaware Republican state chair, 1937; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Edward — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, 1831-34. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Edwin P. — of Fergus County, Mont. Member of Montana state senate 14th District, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Eleanor — of Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Chandler, Eli H. — of Marietta, Cobb County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Estee — of Valley Village, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Chandler, Francis M. (b. 1851) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Richfield, Summit County, Ohio, May 3, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Cuyahoga County Republican Party, 1895; U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Ohio, 1900-09; vice-president, Hough Bank & Trust Company. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joel Alonzo Chandler and Martha M. (Buck) Chandler; married, February 2, 1876, to Effie May Barney (died 1888); married, April 29, 1891, to Mary Gertrude Mahon.
  Chandler, Frank — Communist. Candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1937; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940, 1972. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Frank B. — of Whittier, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Whittier, Calif., 1948-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Fred A. — of Addison, Washington County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Fred T. See Frederick Taylor Chandler
  Chandler, Frederick Taylor — also known as Fred T. Chandler — of Lansdowne, Delaware County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, G. B. — of Calhan, El Paso County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, G. Byron — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, George — of Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa. Mayor of Osage, Iowa, 1903-05. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, George B. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, George B. (born c.1866) — of Rocky Hill, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine, about 1866. Republican. Publisher; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Rocky Hill, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, George F. — of Longmont, Boulder County, Colo. Mayor of Longmont, Colo., 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Chandler, Gloria D. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Chandler, Green C. — of Corinth, Alcorn County, Miss. Republican. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, 1878-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, H. W. — of Ocala, Marion County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Happy See Albert Benjamin Chandler
  Chandler, Harley B. — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Postmaster at Evansville, Ind., 1823-27. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Harriette L. — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state senate First Worcester District; elected 2002; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Chandler, Henry — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Henry W. — of Ocala, Marion County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1904, 1908. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Homer D. — of Marble Hill, Bollinger County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Isaac E. — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Johnstown, Pa., 1861-65. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, J. H. — of Houghton, Houghton County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, J. S. — of Koloa, Island of Kauai, Kauai County, Hawaii. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1912 (alternate), 1916, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, J. V. — of Beaverton, Washington County, Ore. Mayor of Beaverton, Ore., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, J. W. — of Stafford Springs, Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. Postmaster at Stafford Springs, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, J. W. — Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 5th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, J. W. — of Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Chandler, Jacqueline Geraldine — of Overland, St. Louis County, Mo. Candidate for mayor of Overland, Mo., 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Chandler, James O. — of Waseca County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 13, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Chandler, Janice Coates — of San Angelo, Tom Green County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Chandler, Jerry — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 50th District, 2006, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Chandler, Joel — of Columbiana, Shelby County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, John — Member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1790-94. Burial location unknown.
John Chandler Chandler, John (1762-1841) — of Monmouth, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Epping, Rockingham County, N.H., February 1, 1762. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1803-05; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 17th District, 1805-09; Kennebec County Sheriff, 1808; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1819; delegate to Maine state constitutional convention, 1819-20; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1820-29; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1829-37. Died in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, September 25, 1841 (age 79 years, 236 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Augusta, Maine.
  Relatives: Brother of Thomas Chandler; uncle of Zachariah Chandler (1813-1879).
  Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Maine State Archives/Maine Historical Society
  Chandler, John — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Coldwater, Mich., 1869-73. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, John A. — of Sparta, Monroe County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, John Parker Hale, Jr. (1911-2001) — also known as John P. H. Chandler, Jr. — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 6, 1911. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1943; owner, Warner Ski Area, 1946-62; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council 5th District, 1953-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1956 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1960, 1972, 1980; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1961; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, 1962. United Church of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Grange. Died, in Pleasant View Nursing Home, Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., April 27, 2001 (age 89 years, 264 days). Interment at New Waterloo Cemetery, Warner, N.H.
  Relatives: Married to Margaret B. Chandler; grandson of William Eaton Chandler; great-grandson of John Parker Hale (1806-1873).
  Political family: Chandler family of New Hampshire.
  Chandler, Joseph — of Sussex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1823, 1825-27. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Joseph — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Postmaster at Augusta, Maine, 1825-35. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Joseph H. — Republican. Regular Republican candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Joseph P. — of Montfort, Grant County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Grant County 2nd District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Joseph Ripley (1792-1880) — also known as Joseph R. Chandler — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Kingston, Plymouth County, Mass., August 22, 1792. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1849-55; U.S. Minister to Two Sicilies, 1858. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 10, 1880 (age 87 years, 323 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Chandler, Kent (b. 1888) — of Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill. Born in 1888. Mayor of Lake Forest, Ill., 1937-40. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Kent, Jr. (b. 1920) — of Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 10, 1920. Mayor of Lake Forest, Ill., 1970-73. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Kevin M. — Member of Minnesota state senate 55th District, 1993-96. Still living as of 1996.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Chandler, Loretta F. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia 4th District, 1990. Female. Still living as of 1990.
  Chandler, Lucius H. — of Virginia. U.S. Consul in Matanzas, 1861-62; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1863-70. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Lyman Averill (1821-1865) — also known as Lyman A. Chandler — of Morris County, N.J. Born in Washington County, N.Y., May 14, 1821. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County 3rd District, 1858-59; member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1863-65. Died in Rockaway, Morris County, N.J., September 11, 1865 (age 44 years, 120 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rockaway, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Chandler (1794-1837) and Clarinda Bragg (Averill) Chandler (1798-1859); married to Mary Elizabeth Jackson (1825-1857); first cousin once removed of Ira Chandler Backus (1805-1866) and Harmon Sweatland Conger.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Conger family of New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Chandler, M. S. C. — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Margaret B. (1916-1994) — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Born September 30, 1916. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1960. Female. Died April 2, 1994 (age 77 years, 184 days). Interment at Old Cemetery, Warner, N.H.
  Relatives: Married to John Parker Hale Chandler, Jr. (1911-2001).
  Political family: Chandler family of New Hampshire.
  Chandler, Marguerite — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 12th District, 1990. Female. Still living as of 1990.
  Chandler, Marie — of Lutesville (now part of Marble Hill), Bollinger County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Mark — of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Chandler, Martin Spencer — of Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn. Republican. Member of Minnesota state senate 22nd District, 1883-84; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Chandler, Mary Titsworth — also known as Mary T. Chandler — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Chandler, Merritt (b. 1843) — of Presque Isle County, Mich. Born in Lenawee County, Mich., November 29, 1843. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 29th District, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Mitch — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Florist; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1996-2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Chandler, Morgan (1827-1897) — of Indiana. Born in Owen County, Ky., September 20, 1827. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1881-83; member of Indiana state senate, 1891-93; candidate for Indiana state treasurer, 1894. Disciples of Christ. Died in Greenfield, Hancock County, Ind., January 21, 1897 (age 69 years, 123 days). Interment at Park Cemetery, Greenfield, Ind.
  Chandler, Newton — of New Castle County, Del. Prohibition candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Noah, Jr. — of Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. Whig. Postmaster at Presque Isle, Maine, 1849-50. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, O. Sheldon — of Berlin, Worcester County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Chandler, Paul M. (1919-1964) — of Plymouth, Wayne County, Mich.; Livonia, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich., November 26, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; newspaper publisher; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 18th Senatorial District, 1961; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 21st District, 1963-64; died in office 1964; elected Michigan state senate 14th District 1964, but died before taking office. Lutheran. Died in Livonia, Wayne County, Mich., December 12, 1964 (age 45 years, 16 days). Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Percy M. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Philip — Member Dakota territorial council, 1874-76. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Ralph W. — of Machias, Washington County, Maine. Postmaster at Machias, Maine, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Richard — also known as Dick Chandler — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 38th District, 1974-75; defeated, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Chandler, Richard — Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Chandler, Robert W. — of Oregon. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Chandler, Robin See Robin Chandler Duke
  Chandler, Rod D. See Rodney Dennis Chandler
  Chandler, Rodney Dennis (b. 1942) — also known as Rod D. Chandler — of Bellevue, King County, Wash.; Aurora, Adams County, Colo. Born in La Grande, Union County, Ore., July 13, 1942. Republican. Television reporter; public relations consultant; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1974-82; U.S. Representative from Washington 8th District, 1983-93; candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1992. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Second great-grandnephew of Zachariah Chandler (1813-1879).
  Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Chandler, Roger — of Yuba City, Sutter County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Chandler, Roger — of Arcadia, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Arcadia, Calif., 1989-90, 1999-2000, 2006-07. Still living as of 2007.
  Chandler, Rudolph Henry (b. 1853) — also known as Rudolph H. Chandler — of Thompson, Windham County, Conn. Born in Thompson, Windham County, Conn., January 11, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1879-80, 1891; member of Connecticut state senate 16th District, 1895-96; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1902. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Chandler and Martha Helen (Allen) Chandler; married, December 23, 1886, to Isadore E. Aldrich.
  Chandler, Rufus — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County 2nd District, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Russell H. — of Yuma, Yuma County, Ariz. Born in Illinois. Republican. Postmaster at Yuma, Ariz., 1901-11. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Samuel — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1809-10, 1821-22 (Oneida County 1809-10, Oneida and Oswego counties 1821-22). Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Seth, Jr. (1838-1903) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine, May 3, 1838. Republican. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1893-94; defeated, 1892. Died January 13, 1903 (age 64 years, 255 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Lewiston, Maine.
  Chandler, Shadrach — of Brown County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Sheldon See O. Sheldon Chandler
  Chandler, Stephen Sanders, Jr. (1899-1989) — Born in Blount County, Tenn., September 13, 1899. U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1943-75; took senior status 1975. Died April 27, 1989 (age 89 years, 226 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Chandler, Swithin — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Sydney L. — of Oregon. Republican. Candidate for Oregon state senate 7th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Chandler, T. J. — of California. Member of California state assembly 7th District, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Theophilus B. — of Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodstock, 1821. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Thomas — of Vermont. Justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1778; secretary of state of Vermont, 1778. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Thomas (1772-1866) — of Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 10, 1772. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1817-19, 1825-28; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1828; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1829-33. Died in Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 28, 1866 (age 93 years, 171 days). Interment at Bedford Center Cemetery, Bedford, N.H.
  Relatives: Brother of John Chandler (1762-1841); married to Susanna McAffee (1772-1857); uncle of Zachariah Chandler.
  Political family: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Chandler, Thomas — of Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodstock, 1822-23, 1829-30. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Thomas Alberter (1871-1953) — of Vinita, Craig County, Okla. Born near Eucha, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory (now Delaware County, Okla.), July 26, 1871. Republican. Oil producer; farmer; real estate business; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1908; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 1st District, 1917-19, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Vinita, Craig County, Okla., June 22, 1953 (age 81 years, 331 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Vinita, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Burges G. Chandler and Annie (Gunter) Chandler; married, October 23, 1894, to Marie Louise Wainwright.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Chandler, Thomas E. — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Thomas R. — of Ohio. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1992; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 2nd District, 1992, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Chandler, Mrs. Tommy — of Providence, Webster County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Chandler, Troy — of Spencer, Roane County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Roane County Democratic Party, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Chandler, V. E. — of Paintsville, Johnson County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, V. O. — of Marion, Crittenden County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 5th District, 1936-37. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, W. A. — of Seneca, Newton County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, W. F. — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Walter (1887-1967) — also known as Clift Chandler — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Jackson, Madison County, Tenn., October 5, 1887. Democrat. Member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1917; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Tennessee state senate, 1921-23; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 9th District, 1935-40; resigned 1940; mayor of Memphis, Tenn., 1940-46, 1955; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1940, 1944 (member, Credentials Committee). Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons. Died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., October 1, 1967 (age 79 years, 361 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown, Memphis, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Chandler and Knoxie (Clift) Chandler; married, October 10, 1925, to Dorothy Wyeth.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Chandler, Walter Marion (1867-1935) — also known as Walter M. Chandler — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Yazoo County, Miss., December 8, 1867. Cowboy; school teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1913-19, 1921-23; defeated (Republican), 1918, 1922, 1923, 1924. Died, from a heart attack and intestinal malady, in Post-Graduate Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 16, 1935 (age 67 years, 98 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of King David Chandler and Mary Frances (Harrison) Chandler.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Chandler, Willard H. — of Windsor, Dane County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1861-62, 1870; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1863-66. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, William (b. 1846) — of Muncie, Delaware County, Ind.; Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich.; Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Born in Raisin Township, Lenawee County, Mich., April 27, 1846. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; banker; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1876; superintendent of the ship canal at Sault Ste. Marie, 1881-85; involved in electric power development; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Chippewa District, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, William — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 9th District, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, William — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Chandler, William A. — of Bradley, Sullivan County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, William B. III — Superior court judge in Delaware, 1985-89; vice-chancellor of Delaware court of chancery, 1989-97; chancellor of Delaware court of chancery, 1997-2011. Still living as of 2011.
  See also Wikipedia article
William E. Chandler Chandler, William Eaton (1835-1917) — also known as William E. Chandler — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., December 28, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1862-64, 1881; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1863-64; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1868, 1880; member of Republican National Committee from New Hampshire, 1868-70, 1872-; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1876; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1882-85; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1887-89, 1889-1901; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1902. Died in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., November 30, 1917 (age 81 years, 337 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord, N.H.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of John Parker Hale (1806-1873); son of Nathan S. Chandler and Mary Ann (Tucker) Chandler; grandfather of John Parker Hale Chandler, Jr..
  Political family: Chandler family of New Hampshire.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Chandler, William H. — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Whig. Postmaster at Evansville, Ind., 1849-51, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, William H. (born c.1815) — of Thompson, Windham County, Conn. Born about 1815. Farmer; member of Connecticut state senate 14th District, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, William J. — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Republican. Postmaster at Claremont, N.H., 1909-14. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, William P. — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Democrat. Postmaster at Knoxville, Tenn., 1914-23. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, William Tharon — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 4th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Chandler, Winthrop H. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1827. Burial location unknown.
  Chandler, Wyeth (1930-2004) — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born February 21, 1930. Mayor of Memphis, Tenn., 1972-82; resigned 1982; circuit judge in Tennessee, 1982-96. Suffered a heart attack while mowing his lawn, and died three days later, in the intensive care unit at St. Francis-Bartlett Hospital, Bartlett, Shelby County, Tenn., November 11, 2004 (age 74 years, 264 days). Burial location unknown.
Zachariah Chandler Chandler, Zachariah (1813-1879) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 10, 1813. Republican. Dry goods merchant; mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1851-52; Whig candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1852; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1856; member of Republican National Committee from Michigan, 1856-60, 1870-72; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1876-79; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1857-75, 1879; died in office 1879; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1875-77; Michigan Republican state chair, 1878-79. Died, from a brain hemorrhage, in his room at the Grand Pacific Hotel, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 1, 1879 (age 65 years, 326 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Chandler (1774-1870) and Margaret (Orr) Chandler (1774-1855); married, December 10, 1844, to Letitia Douglass; father of Mary Douglas Chandler (who married Eugene Hale); nephew of John Chandler and Thomas Chandler (1772-1866); grandfather of Frederick Hale; second great-granduncle of Rodney Dennis Chandler; second cousin once removed of Isaac Stuart Raymond; second cousin thrice removed of Stuart Edmond Haseltine; third cousin once removed of Gordon Woodbury; third cousin thrice removed of Joshua Coit.
  Political family: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress


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