James Victor Chandler

2 Nov 1891 - 17 Nov 1982

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James Victor Chandler

2 Nov 1891 - 17 Nov 1982
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James V. Chandler, who will be celebrating his 86th birthday Wednesday, recalled his early years in Inkom while chatting at his farm home on Buckskin road northeast of Inkom. It was in November 1911 when he came to Inkom from the Twin Falls country. He was just 20 years old, and his first home was i
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James Victor Chandler

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3047-3203 N Rapid Creek Rd
Inkom, Bannock, Idaho
United States
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November 3, 1977 Farmer remembers early Inkom on his 86th Birthday

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James V. Chandler, who will be celebrating his 86th birthday Wednesday, recalled his early years in Inkom while chatting at his farm home on Buckskin road northeast of Inkom. It was in November 1911 when he came to Inkom from the Twin Falls country. He was just 20 years old, and his first home was in a little log house near the location of the present church. Chandler found a job in Portnuef hauling rock for road surfacing and was paid a sum of 25 cents an hour. In those days, that was the average wage. He later had a job hauling hay to the George A Whitworth dairy in Inkom, which supplied milk to the surrounding areas. Whitworth hired Chandler to milk cows, which he did for 16 months, night and morning without missing one milking and all by hand. His job was to milk 20 of the herd twice each day. After four years of courting Vera, one of Whitworth's daughters, the two were married in the fall of 1917. Their first home was the Holly place in Buckskin basin. "we just had a small place," Jim said, "but we were happy and had good times." Jim and Vera had 12 children. They farmed and ran cattle in Buckskin for many years.Then in the fall of 1935, they moved closer to Inkom It was here that Vera died. Some time later, he married his present wife, the former Geneva Evans. Besides farming, Chandler worked as a road boss for the highway department and operated a threshing machine for several years. Chandler has been active in his church, filling a mission in the Montana are. He served as Elders Quorum president, high priest group leader, senior Aaronic instructor, and more recently a home teacher. "There is no secret to living 86 years," Jim said. "I've worked for a living since I was 12 years old, and it has been a good life." Many of Chandler's children still live in this area. The eight daughters are Mrs. Homer (Maren) Barron, Mrs. Don (Marie) Moser, Mrs. Edward (Beatrice) Shaffer, all of Inkom; Mrs. Warren (Alice) Jones, Van Nuys, California, Mrs. George (Anora) Woods, Oregon; Mrs Jack (Denice) White, Bancroft; Mrs Clarence (Thelma) Hitbrand and Mrs Robert (Pril) Hale, Pocatello. Chandler's sons are; Orsen of Pocatello, Samuel, George and Seren all of Inkom. He also has 60 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and one great greaty grandchild at this time.

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1891
James Victor Chandler was born on 2 Nov 1891
James Victor Chandler was 14 years old when Albert Einstein publishes his first paper on the special theory of relativity. Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.
1905
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James Victor Chandler was 23 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
1914
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James Victor Chandler was 38 years old when The New York Stock Exchange crashes in what will be called the Crash of '29 or "Black Tuesday", ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the Great Depression. The New York Stock Exchange, is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York. It is by far the world's largest stock exchange by market capitalization of its listed companies at US$21.3 trillion as of June 2017. The average daily trading value was approximately US$169 billion in 2013. The NYSE trading floor is located at 11 Wall Street and is composed of 21 rooms used for the facilitation of trading. A fifth trading room, located at 30 Broad Street, was closed in February 2007. The main building and the 11 Wall Street building were designated National Historic Landmarks in 1978.
1929
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James Victor Chandler was 48 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. In a state of total war, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
1939
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James Victor Chandler was 53 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
1944
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James Victor Chandler was 66 years old when Space Race: Launch of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth. The Space Race refers to the 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), for dominance in spaceflight capability. It had its origins in the missile-based nuclear arms race between the two nations that occurred following World War II, aided by captured German missile technology and personnel from the Aggregat program. The technological superiority required for such dominance was seen as necessary for national security, and symbolic of ideological superiority. The Space Race spawned pioneering efforts to launch artificial satellites, uncrewed space probes of the Moon, Venus, and Mars, and human spaceflight in low Earth orbit and to the Moon.
1957
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James Victor Chandler was 72 years old when The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a "record-busting" audience of 73 million viewers across the USA. The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential music band in history. Rooted in skiffle, beat and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented with several musical styles, ranging from pop ballads and Indian music to psychedelia and hard rock, often incorporating classical elements and unconventional recording techniques in innovative ways. In 1963, their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania"; as the group's music grew in sophistication, led by primary songwriters Lennon and McCartney, the band were integral to pop music's evolution into an art form and to the development of the counterculture of the 1960s.
1964
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James Victor Chandler was 81 years old when Vietnam War: The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam. The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies; the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war is considered a Cold War-era proxy war by some US perspectives. The majority of Americans believe the war was unjustified. The war would last roughly 19 years and would also form the Laotian Civil War as well as the Cambodian Civil War, which also saw all three countries become communist states in 1975.
1973
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James Victor Chandler died on 17 Nov 1982 at the age of 91
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