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Charles Chandler (1836-1925)
Chandler, SCI's President from 1899–1900, did much to improve sanitation and safety in 19th century America.
Born in Massachusetts in 1836.
He went to Harvard and the Lawrence Scientific School and studied chemistry under Wöhler at Göttingen, Germany, returning to the US in 1857.
1864 Chandler was offered a chair at the new School of Mines at Columbia College.
Chandler died in 1925 aged 88.