Biographical Sketch of Francis M. Chandler
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Chandler, Francis M.; lawyer; born, Richfield, O., May 3, 1851; son of Joel Alonzo and Martha M. Buck Chandler; educated, common schools and Richfield, O., Academy; married, Richfield, 0., Feb. 2, 1876, Ellie May Barney; issue, one son, C. DeForest; now captain Signal Corps, U. S. A. and commandant Army Aviation School; married, Cleveland, April 29, 1891, Mary G. Mahon; issue, Frances M., Jr., Dorothy Gertrude; admitted to Ohio bar in 1883; practiced law with Frank N. Wilcox (Chandler & Wilcox) until 1887; resumed law practice 1909; deputy clerk Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court 1876-1883; deputy county recorder Cuyahoga County, 1886-1887; chief clerk Cuyahoga County Probate Court, 1888-1900; sec ‘y Republican County Executive Committee 1891, 1892, 1893; chairman, 1895; sec’y Lincoln Republican League, 1898-1899; U. S. marshal Northern Ohio district, 1900-1909; vice pres. Hougn Bank & Trust Co., pres. National Advertising Co.; member State and Cleveland Bar Ass’n, Commercial Law League of America, New England Society of the Western Reserve; Early Settlers Ass’n; Richfield Ass’n, Forest City Lodge, F. & A. M.; member Chamber of Commerce.