Marion Ward Chanler


Marion Ward Chanler attended St. Paul’s School from 1882 to 1883 and is a member of the Form of 1885.

According to the March 17, 1883 edition of the Horae Scholasticae (pg. 82), Chanler died on Sunday morning, February 11th, 1883, while a student at St. Paul’s School.  The article goes on to say:

Marion Ward Chanler’s name recalls to us the conduct of a pure and upright youth, of pleasant ways, true and kindly words, and a manly bearing in all associations of school life.

The February 22, 1883 edition of the Horae Scholasticae (pg. 64) lists his cause of death as pneumonia.  Based on the notation on the back of this photograph Chanler was twelve years old when it was taken.  He died three years after this photograph was taken, at the age of fifteen.


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Kurtz, W. "Marion Ward Chanler." St. Paul's School. Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives. Web. 23 July 2024.