Biography of Dr. Karl H. Chandler
Cuyahoga County, OH Biographies

KARL HOLDEN CHANDLER, M. D., has been engaged in practice as a physician and surgeon on the West Side since he graduated from medical school, except for the period he was in the army service during the World war. His offices are at 9854 Lorain Avenue.

A native of Cleveland, he was born on the West Side, January 21, 1891, son of Leslie L. and Alice J. (Downing) Chandler. His parents were born in Canada, were married there, and first came to Cleveland in 1890. Soon after the birth of Doctor Chandler they returned to Canada, but again settled, this time permanently, in Cleveland in 1897. The father died in• 1912 and the mother in 1917.

Doctor Chandler has spent his life in Cleveland since has was six years of age. He attended public schools, graduated from the West High School in 1910, and soon afterward entered the Cleveland Pulte Medical College, where he was graduated Doctor of Medicine in 1914. In further training for the work of his profession he spent six months as an interne in Glenville Hospital and one year in the same capacity in Huron Road Hospital. Following that he opened an office and engaged in general practice.

September 30, 1918, Doctor Chandler was commissioned first lieutenant in the Medical Reserve Corps, and was soon called to active duty at the hospital at Camp Sherman. At the time of the armistice he was awaiting orders for his command to go overseas. December 24, 1918, he was mustered out and honorably discharged, and at once resumed his professional work in Cleveland.

Doctor Chandler married Caroline Bubel. She was born, at West Park, a Cleveland suburb, daughter of Christian and Anna Bubel. Their two children are Karl H., Jr., born in 1916, and Betty Jane, born in 1920.

A History of Cuyahoga County
and the City of Cleveland
By: William R. Coates
The American Historical Society
Chicago and New York, 1924

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