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William Astor Chanler
Date: 1867 - 1934
Remarks: After school, he went to Africa where he explored Kenya. After this adventure he wrote an account titled, "Through Jungle and Desert: Travels in Eastern Aftrica" (1896); Representative in Congress, 1898; ; Officier in the Spanish-American war. Son of John Winthrop Chandler, the great-great-grandson of John Jacob Astor and his mother Margaret Astor (Ward) Chandler. Married to Minnie Ashley, actress and sculptor who exhibited works under the name of Beatrice Chandler