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Lawyer

Alfred Dupont Chandler, American lawyer.

Background

Chandler, Alfred Dupont was born on May 18, 1847 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Theophilus Parsons and Elizabeth Julia (Schlatter) Chandler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1868. Studied law with father and R. H. Dana, Junior. Student Harvard Law School part of 1869.

Career

Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1869, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1877. With firm Porter, Lowry & Soren, New York, 1871. In practice at Boston, since 1872.

Drafted Senator Window’s bill for creation of nat. savings banks, 1880, making argument before Senate finance committee. Appeared frequently before Massachusetts legislative coms. on municipal and state matters. Chairman Selectmen and various municipal bds., Brookline, 1884-1885-86.

Trustee Brookline Public Library, 1874-1876. Leader in many movements, local and state, for reform and advancement. Home: Brookline, Mass.

Connections

Married Mary Merrill Poor, December 27, 1882.

father:
Theophilus Parsons Chandler

mother:
Elizabeth Julia (Schlatter) Chandler

spouse:
Mary Merrill Poor