Women of Strafford County

From the book "New Hampshire Women" A collection of portraits and biographical sketches of daughters and residents of the granite state, who are worthy representatives of their sex in the various walks and conditions of life. Published by The New Hampshire Publishing Co., Concord, NH, J.G. Patterson, Jr. President, 1895


Mrs. William E. Chandler 

Mrs. William E. Chandler was Miss Lucy Lambert Hale, second daughter of Senator John P. Hale, and was a native of Dover, N.H. She married Mr. Chandler at Dover in 1874, before he became secretary of the navy and United States senator, and in her connection with official life is well known as a spirited and gracious helpmate and hostess. Her son, John P. Hale Chandler, born in Washington, D.C., in March 1885, is the only male descendant of her distinguished father.


This wonderful file, a rare find, was submitted by Michelle McKenzie who at some personal cost donates them to share with you. Pictures scanned by Michelle McKenzie;
text transcribed by C. Parziale

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