1880 Politician Joseph Ripley Chandler Cabinet Photo, Philadelphia PA
On reverse: "Joseph R. Chandler 1880" is handwritten and possiby autographed in old dip pen ink. In another hand in different old dip pen ink is handwritten: "Died July 10th 1880 at his Residence, No. 155 N. 10th St, Philadelphia, aged 88 years." In another hand, in pencil is handwritten "Senate / Congress, Editor of the U.S. Gazette." Photo type: Original Antique Victorian Cabinet Card Photograph, dated 1880. Photographer: F. Gutekunst, 712 Arch St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia or Schuylkill County. (known to be famous Philadelphia photographer Frederick Gutekunst 1831-1917)
Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Joseph R. Chandler or Joseph Ripley Chandler 1792-1880 of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. He was born in Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.
Joseph Chandler was a U.S. Representative, Pennsylvania 2nd District from 1849-55 and a U.S. Minister to Two Sicilies in 1858. He died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1880, at age 87. He is buried at the New Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa. His congressional biography can be found here.
His Father: Joseph Chandler born 1759, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Mass
His mother: Saba Ripley born 1766, Duxbury, Kingston County, Mass, the daughter of Rufus Ripley 1741–1783 and Mary Shurtleff Ripley 1743–1783.
His brother was Spencer Ripley Chandler born 1789, married Lucretia Drew Chandler
His first wife: Mary R Jones Chandler 1779–1832
His second wife: Anna Maria Holton Jones Chandler 1801–1882
William H Chandler 1837-1902 (Mary is his mother)
Joseph Ripley Chandler 1816–1817 (Mary is his mother)
Marine Tyler Wickham Chandler 1819–1868 (Mary is her mother)
James Baker Chandler 1822–1910 (Mary is her mother)
Joseph Spencer Chandler 1834–1863 (Anna is his mother)
Step daughter: Rebecca Moore Jones Whelan 1820–1895 (from Anna's previous marriage)
This beautiful old photo is slightly trimmed on edges, usually to fit into the tight Victorian paper photo album sleeves. It does not affect his actual image in any way. It was found in Madison County, New York. You may also find many Joseph Ripley Chandler biography results in web searches. A rare and wonderful original photo by the famous Philly Gutekunst photographer.
Size: 4.5 by 7 inches
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