Theodore Ward Chanler

29 April 1902–22 July 1961 (Age 59)
Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Theodore Ward

When Theodore Ward Chanler was born on 29 April 1902, in Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Winthrop Astor Chanler, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Louisa Terry, was 39. He lived in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1930 and New York City, New York, United States in 1941. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 22 July 1961, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 59.

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
Age 1
A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1907 · Larchmont sinks
Age 5
On February 11, 1907, a passenger ship gets rammed by a coal carrier just southwest of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. It takes only 10 minutes for the Larchmont to sink. Only 19 of those on board survive. The next day bodies of those that had been on the ship continue to wash up onto the shore.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 16
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English (Leicestershire): variant of Chandley .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (11)

  • Theodore W Chanler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Theodore Chanler in household of Winthrop Chanler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Theodore W Chanler, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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