James Barton Chandler
James Barton Chandler
  • May 27, 1922 - November 23, 2016
  • Missouri

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CHANDLER, James Barton, 94, fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Beloved husband of Madeleine (nee Racoux) Chandler; loving father of Peter Chandler, Michele Long, and the late Paul Chandler; dear grandfather of Jennifer Chandler, James Chandler, Nicole Smith, Philip Dore, and Rachel Dore; great grandfather of Tyler Smith.

Son of the late James Perry and Bessie May (nee Stone) Chandler, James was born in Conway Springs. He and Madeliene married in 1946.

His biography can be found at http://prabook.com:

James CHANDLER, American international educational consultant (retired). Award, AID 1973; Award 1977.
University of Kansas and Michigan.
Instructor, Michigan State Normal College 1952-1955. Language Education Adviser, Ethiopia 1955-1957. Assistant Professor, Foreign Student Adviser, Eastern Michigan University 1957-1958.

Teacher, Education Adviser, Laos 1958-1960. Chief Education Adviser, Agency for Institute Development (AID), Laos 1960-1963. Higher Education Adviser, AID, Tunisia 1963-1965.

Assistant Director Manpower, Industry and Public Administration, AID, Laos 1965-1968. Deputy Mission Director 1968-1973. Director Office of Education, AID, Washington 1974-1976.

Association Assistant Administration, Technology Assistance 1976-1977. Retired United States Department, of State, AID 1977. Director Institute Bureau of Education, UNESCO 1977-1983.

First Vice President, St. Louis Chapter National Association of Retd. Federal Employees; Better Business Bureau Arbitrator. Bronze Star (World War II).

Meritorious Honour.


Tennis, folk music, photography, hiking and camping.