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George Brinton Chandler

George Brinton Chandler, American state representative, social leader.

Background

  • Chandler, George Brinton was born on October 21, 1865 in Fryeburg, Maine, United States. Son of James Everett and Henrietta N. (Sanborn) Chandler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin, 1890.

    Career

    • Principal high schools, Franklin and Milford, Massachusetts, successively, 1890-1891 and 1891-1892. Associate with Ginn & Company, Boston, 1892-1905. American Book Company, New York, 1905-1916.

      Speaker in nat., state and local campaigns since 1896. Member Connecticut House of Representatives, sessions 1909 and 1911 (chairman coms. on railroads, labor, special investigating committee). Specialized on social and industrial problems.

      Appointed by President Taft member National Commision on Industrial Relations, 1912. Member Compensation communications of 1st Congressional District of Connecticut, 1913-1924. President Hartford Get-Together Club, 1910-1911.

      Chairman commission on publicity Connecticut State Council of Defense, May, 1917-November 12, 1918. Member Military Census Commission State of Connecticut, March-May, 1917. Executive vice president Connecticut Chamber of Commerce 1919-1926.

      Secretary Ohio Chamber Commerce, March 1, 1926 to November 16, 1939, since executive vice president.

    Works

    • Author: Industrial History of Connecticut, 1925.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member Connecticut House of Representatives, sessions 1909 and 1911 (chairman coms. on railroads, labor, special investigating committee). Member Compensation communications of 1st Congressional District of Connecticut, 1913-1924. Member Military Census Commission State of Connecticut, March-May, 1917.

    Served as chairman Chambers of Commerce Committee N.E. Shippers Advisory Board and as secretary Organizing Committee of N.E. Conference. Member S.A.R. (Connecticut), Theta Delta Chi. Clubs: Athletic, Columbus (Columbus).

    Connections

    • Married Mabel Ayers, June 5, 1895. Children: Mistress.
    • father: James Everett Chandler
    • mother: Henrietta N. (Sanborn) Chandler
    • spouse: Mabel Ayers
    • child: Mrs Chandler
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    Born October 21, 1865
    Died November 24, 1943
    (aged 78)
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