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Alfred White Chandler, American naval officer. Member Sigma Nu.


Chandler, Alfred White was born on June 17, 1890 in Newport, Rhode Island, United States. Son of John Whitehead and Mary (White) Chandler.


Student Wenonah (New Jersey) Military Academy, 1911-1912. Doctor ol Dental Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, 1915.


Commnd. Lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy, 1917, captain, 1940, rear admiral, 1946. Senior dental officer, naval station, Virgin Islands, West Indies, 1917-1919, various shore stations, United States, 1919-1927, United States Ship Saratoga, 1927-1929. Instructor United States naval dental school, Washington, District of Columbia, 1930-1934.

Senior dental officer, United States Ship Relief, 1934-1936, naval air station, Pensacola, Florida, 1936-1940, United States N.A., 1940-1943, United States naval training station San Diego, California, 1943-1944. District dental officer, 11th naval district, 1944-1945. Inspector and chief dental div., Bureau of Medicine, United States Navy Department, Washington, District of Columbia, 1945-1947.


Member Sigma Nu.


Married Ruth Hathaway Jenkins, April. Children: Ruth, Alfred, Janie.

John Whitehead Chandler

Mary (White) Chandler

Ruth Hathaway Jenkins

Ruth Chandler

Alfred Chandler

Janie Chandler