Date of birth: 27 Sep 1897 Brown County, Indiana
Date of death: 28 Sep 1976 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Brown County Democrat, Nashville, Brown County, Indiana, October 6, 1976
Claude M. Chandler Claude M. Chandler, 79, a Route 4 Morgantown resident who was born in Brown County, died September 28 at Johnson County Hospital. He was the father of Mrs. Irvin Green of Nashville. Chandler was born September 27, 1897 to Bert and Ella (Milnes) Chandler. He was married to Martha Spears, who survives him, on July 3, 1928, in Franklin. Chandler worked as a blacksmith for the New York Central Railroad for 48 years and was employed for four years by the Johnson County Highway Department until his retire- ment in 1966. A member of the Samaria Christian Church, he was active in the Oriental Masonic Lodge 500 F and A.M. for 56 years. Besides his widow and his daughter, Chandler is survived by a son, Gary W. Chandler, Trafalgar, and three sisters, Mrs. Lucille Johnson, Mrs. Ethel Imel, and Mrs. Florence Krechting, all of Indianapolis. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services were October 2 at the Myers- Clark Funeral Home in Morgantown, the Reverend Ora Davis presiding. Burial was at Washington Park Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey
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