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William Paxson CHALFANT, American County Coroner.


CHALFANT, William Paxson was born on March 23, 1882 in Oxford, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Revolution Wm. B. and Maria C. (Van Doren) Chalfant.


Public School; Easton High School. Lafayette College; Jefferson Medical College. Hahnemann Medical College, of Philadelphia.


August 31, 1904, Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania Personal Physician to Admiral Dewey, 1902. Surgeon Hazleton Division, L.V.R.R., 1903-1904. Contract Surgeon, Smith & McCormick, Weatherly, Pennsylvania, 1904.

Physician to Board of Health, Weatherly, 1904-1905. Coroners Physical, Chester Company, 1905-1911. Coroner, Gloucester Company, New Jersey, 1920-1923, since 1928.

First Lieutenant, First New Jersey Ambulance Company, Mexico Border 1916. Ordered to Camp Mills, 1917, duty as First Lieutenant, 165 Ambulance Company, 42 Division Sailed for France with Advance Party of Rainbow Division Served through Second Battle of Champagne, ChateauThierry. Second Battle of the Marne.

Meuse-Argonne Offensive and various others.


Clubs: Army and Navy, Physicians Automobile.


Spouse Mary Snyder Dunkelberger.