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John Richmond Chandler
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Birth: 1856
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1957

Chandler was born in slavery on a Lawrenceville,Georgia plantation. He later moved to Duluth, Ga., working as a farm hand for small wages; to support his wife and six children. In Duluth, he helped establish the town's first school for blacks, he also organized the first lodge in Duluth "The Home Protection Association" for the purpose of caring for the sick and to bury the dead. He was for 75 years a devoted Baptist and for 25 years a deacon in the Second Baptist Church of Columbus. Mr. Chandler died of cerebral thrombosis. He is buried next to his beloved son Dawson C. Chandler. 
 
Burial:
Green Lawn Cemetery
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 97, Lot No. 521
 
Created by: C. L. Miller
Record added: Jul 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14845539
John Richmond Chandler
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 Added: Jul. 7, 2006
 
 
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