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Harvey Bismark Chandler
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1890
Chatham
Ontario, Canada
Death: Aug. 7, 1963
King County
Washington, USA

Birth records of Ontario, Canada show Harvey Chandler was born 23 Aug 1890 in Chatham Township, Kent, Ontario to J.T. Chandler and Amelia Cook.

In 1910, Harvey Chandler was in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, age 19. He was born in Canada and immigrated in 1905. He was married to Frances (15, Ill.)

In 1920, Harvey B Chandler was in King Co., listed a b. in Canada, a Mulatto, married, with both parents from Canada. With him were wife Francis J. (25, Illinois, Mulatto, father from KY and mother from Iowa) and sons Harvey B (9,Ill) and Ernest L. (6, Ill)

In 1930, Harvey B Chandler was in Seattle, listed as widowed, a Negro, b. in Canada, father b. in Indiana and mother in Canada, with son Harvey (19,Ill), Ernest (16, Ill)

Death of son Harvey Bismark Chandler, age 41, took place on May 3, 1951. He was the son of Harvey Chandler and Frances SMITH.


Cemetery record gave dates 23 Aug 1891-7 Aug 1964, but social security index lists Harvey Chandler 8-23-1890 to August 1963. Find A Grave contributor Bonita Olmer provided this obituary information confirming death in 1963:
Rites Set For Harvey B. Chandler, 72
Funeral services for Harvey Bismark Chandler, 72, of 423 1/2 24th Ave. W., founder of the Chandler Transfer Co., will be at noon tomorrow in the Mount Zion Baptist Church. Burial will be in Lake View under the direction of the Angelus Funeral Home.
Mr. Chandler died Wednesday at his home. Born in here more than 50 years ago. He also operated the Chandler Fuel Co. and owned the Chandler Apartments.
Mr. Chandler was a former treasurer and a deacon of Mount Zion Baptist Church. He was a member of Harmony Lodge, F.&A.M. He was active in civic groups.
Surviving are a son, Ernest Chandler, Seattle; a brother, Edward Chandler, Dresden; and two great-grandchildren.
(The Seattle Daily Times, August 9, 1963, Page 41)
(August 9 was a Friday, so death was Aug 7, 1963) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Frances Smith Chandler (1893 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Harvey B Chandler (1910 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake View Cemetery
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Jon Ridgeway
Record added: Apr 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67866282
Harvey Bismark Chandler
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