Joseph Newton Chandler

Full Name: Joseph Newton Chandler
Date of birth: September 7, 1828
Date of death: November 15, 1920

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 99 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd (1)   Democrat Bluff Dale / Erath   Erath

(1) BLUFF DALE, TX, in northeastern Erath County. Handbook of Texas Online.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Photo and obituary, Rev. Joseph Newton Chandler, "Passing of a Grand Pioneer," 12/19/1920, p. 8. Born 9/7/1828 in Hart County, Georgia. Captain of Company A, Georgia Volunteers, Confederate Army. "He was always a public spirited citizen, and served this district in the legislature in 1892." Granbury News.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, 24th Georgia Infantry, Company A, enlistment and muster date 8/24/1861, transfer from Company A to Company S, rank change to Lieutenant Colonel 1/8/1864, muster out 9/10/1864. Joseph Newton Chandler, born 1828, last known residence in Granbury, Texas, died 1921, burial in Granbury Cemetery, Hood County; photo. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles; U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.

Other Resources

  • Joseph Newton Chandler, birth date 9/7/1828 in Hart County, Georgia; death date 11/15/1920 in Granbury, Hood County, Texas; minister. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Rev. Joseph Newton Chandler (1828-1920), burial in Granbury Cemetery, Granbury, Hood County. Includes biographical sketch, portrait. Find a Grave.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - J.N. Chandler, postoffice Bluffdale, nativity Georgia, age 63 (born circa 1830), farmer, 27 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.N. Chandler, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.N. Chandler, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Public Lands and Land Office  

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