Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Chandler, Edward Player[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Male 1864 - 1947  (82 years)


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  • Name Chandler, Edward Player 
    Born 20 May 1864  Lambeth, London, Eng. UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1912  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    610 Granville St.
    Shaw Brothers, Limited
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1913-1914  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Retail address 
    Address:
    610 Granville St.
    British Canadian Photo Supply, Liimited
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1913-1914  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wholesale address 
    Address:
    567 Hornby St.
    British Canadian Photo Supply, Liimited
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1915  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    840 West Pender St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died 28 Jan 1947  Berkeley, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Association British Canadian Photo Supply Company, Limited (Relationship: Manager) 
    Association Shaw Brothers (Relationship: Salesman) 
    Association Chandler and Stewart (Relationship: Partner) 
    Person ID I1785  Camera Workers | C, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Photo supplier.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the 1911 Canada census he immigrated in 1883. A family tree on Ancestry.ca indicates that before moving to Vancouver he lived in Ontario and Quebec. In 1911 he was the sales manager of an unidentified non-photographic firm at 365 Water St. in Vancouver. In 1912 he was listed in the business directory as a salesman for the Shaw Brothers, Limited. He managed the British Canadian Photo Supply, Limited in 1913 and 1914. By 1915 he had partnered with P.G. Stewart in a new wholesale photo supply firm, Chandler and Stewart. The firm was sold to his partner while Chandler went on to represent the California Card Manufacturing Company in 1916 and 1917.

      He moving to California, likely in 1919, and applied to become a US citizen. In the 1920s he visited Honolulu, HI, Havana, Cuba, and Florida.

  • Sources 
    1. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Edward Player Chandler
      URL (accessed 21 Aug 2020): https://www.ancestrylibrary.ca/family-tree/person/tree/79344161/person/32405596628/facts

    2. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 557.
      Vancouver: Chandler Edward P sales mgr 365 Water lvs 1755 Comox

    3. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912), 647.
      Vancouver: Chandler Edw P trav Shaw Bros h 2753 6th Ave W

    4. [S746] HENVAN13, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1913), 695.
      Vancouver: Chandler Edw P mgr British Can Photo Supply Co Ltd h 2753 6th Av W

    5. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914), 720.
      Vancouver: Chandler Edw P mgr British Can Photo Supply Co Ltd h 2753 6th Av W

    6. [S748] HENVAN15, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1915), 555.
      Vancouver: Chandler Edw P of Chandler & Stewart h 2753 6th Av W

    7. [S749] HENVAN16, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1916), 540.
      Vancouver: Chandler Edw P repres California Card Mfg Co h 2753 6th Av W

    8. [S750] HENVAN17, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1917), 422.
      Vancouver: Chandler Edw P repres California Card Mfg Co