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Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991


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  • Variants

    • Chandler, Albert Benjamin, 1898-1991
    • Chandler, Happy, 1898-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1898-07-14
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1991-06-15
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Transylvania University
        • Organization: (naf) Harvard Law School
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1918
        • Affiliation End: 1919
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation End: 1925
        • Organization: (naf) University of Kentucky. College of Law
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1929-01-08
        • Affiliation End: 1931-12-08
        • Organization: (naf) Kentucky. General Assembly. Senate
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1939-10-10
        • Affiliation End: 1945-11-01
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1935-12-10
        • Affiliation End: 1939-10-09
        • Organization: (naf) Kentucky. Governor
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1955-12-13
        • Affiliation End: 1959-12-08
        • Organization: (naf) Kentucky. Governor
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Corydon (Ky.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Versailles (Ky.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Versailles (Ky.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Lexington (Ky.)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Chandler, Happy, 1898-
  • Sources

    • found: His Heroes, plain folks, and skunks, c1989:t.p. (Happy Chandler) p. 8, etc. (Albert Benjamin Chandler, b. 7-14-1898 in Ky.; baseball commissioner; politician)
    • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 17, 2007(Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, b. July 14, 1898, d. June 15, 1991)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed February 15, 2019(under Happy Chandler; served as Kentucky's 44th and 49th governor; served in the Army 1918-1919; served as Kentucky Senator from January 8, 1929 to December 8, 1931; U.S. Sentator from October 10, 1939-November 1, 1945.)
    • found: The Kentucky encyclopedia, ©1992:page 179 (Albert Benjamin Chandler; A. B. "Happy" Chandler; born near Corydon, Ky. on July 14, 1898; attended Transylvania University, Harvard Law School and graduated from University of Kentucky law school in 1925; practiced as a lawyer in Versailles, Ky., and coached high school sports. Elected Senator from Kentucky in 1929; elected Kentucky lieutenant governor in 1931 and governor in 1935. Resigned as governor in 1939 to fill a vacant U. S. Senate seat until his resignation in 1945. Became national commissioner of baseball in 1945 until 1951. Was re-elected governor of Kentucky 1955; died June 15, 1991 at home in Versailles, Ky.)
  • Change Notes

    • 1989-09-21: new
    • 2019-02-19: revised
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