W. F. ChandlerRepublican
|11-03-1914||Progressive (Bull Moose)||SD-26||12728||Win|
Wilber Fisk Chandler
Born: April 8, 1855 in De Witt County, Illinois
Children: Roscoe, Clayton, Russell, Charlie
Family: Grandfather of Barbara Chandler (who married Howard Way)
Died: March 31, 1932 in Fresno, CA
1896: Member, Selma High School District Board
- PLACENAME: Chandler Airport (in Fresno County) is named after Chandler, who donated the land where the airport was built.
- NOTABLE NO VOTE (California Suffrage): Chandler was one of 12 State Assemblymembers (and 17 Legislators overall) who voted against SCA 8 (1911), which amended the State Constitution and gave women the right to vote in California.
- LEGISLATION: Author of SB 725 (1915), which requires that every page used to gather signatures for initiatives, referenda or recalls must feature a short title describing the petition and its subject. This bill did not receive a single NO vote in either house.
- LEGISLATION: Author of SB 726 (1915), which made it a felony to sign a nominating petition, initiative, referendum or recall petition with a fictitious name or the name of another person. This bill did not receive a single NO vote in either house.
Source: California Blue Book (1901), (1907), (1911), (1913-15)