Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917

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Birth 1835-12-28
Death 1917-11-30

Biographical notes:

U.S. secretary of the navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer.

From the description of William E. Chandler papers, 1863-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982265

U.S. Secretary of the Navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer.

From the description of Papers [microform], 1876-1882. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 62739785

William E. Chandler, a Republican, was U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1889-1901, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, 1865-1867, and Secretary of the Navy, 1882-1885.

From the description of Excursion to Kansas and the Plains over the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division, May-August, 1867. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 54910403

Prominent Republication in the mid-late 19th century. New Hampshire state representative, Speaker of the House of Representatives, 1863-64, Solicitor and judge advocate of the Navy Department, First Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, newspaper publisher and editor in the 1870s and 1880s, Secretary of the Navy under Chester Arthur, United States senator, 1887-1901.

From the description of Papers [microform], 1866-1896. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 62739601

Lawyer and U.S. Senator, b. Dec. 28, 1835, d. Nov. 20., 1917; graduated Harvard Law School, served in New Hampshire politics, Secretary of the Navy, 1882-1885, U.S. Senator, 1887-1901.

From the description of Letters to S.S. McClure, 1895 November 21, 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56830990

U.S. senator for 14 years, and Secretary of the Navy from 1882-1885.

From the description of William Eaton Chandler autographs, 1883-1888. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937026

Lawyer, politician, and U.S. senator, from Concord, N.H.

From the description of Papers, 1829-1917. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70961437

American statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Concord, NH, to Horace Greeley, 1867 Sept. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622197

William Eaton Chandler (December 28, 1835 - November 30, 1917) was a lawyer who served as United States Secretary of the Navy, 1882-1885, and as a U.S. Senator from New Hampshire.

From the description of Signature, 1884. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17997891

From the description of Signature, January 27, 1878. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17997884

Biographical Note

  • 1835, Dec. 28: Born, Concord, N.H.
  • 1854: LL.B., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1855 .: Admitted to the bar and practiced law, Concord, N.H
  • 1859: Married Ann Caroline Gilmore (died 1871) Appointed reporter of decisions, supreme court of New Hampshire
  • 1862 - 1864 : Member, New Hampshire house of representatives
  • 1865: Appointed solicitor and judge advocate general of the navy department
  • 1865 - 1867 : First assistant secretary of the treasury
  • 1868 - 1880 : Resumed law practice; active in national and New Hampshire politics
  • 1874: Married Lucy Lambert Hale
  • 1882 - 1885 : Secretary of the navy
  • 1887 - 1901 : United States senator
  • 1901 - 1908 : Chairman, Spanish Treaty Claims Commission
  • 1917, Nov. 30: Died, Concord, N.H.

From the guide to the William E. Chandler Papers, 1863-1917, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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