Chandler, Thomas W
Chandler, Thomas W.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born Dec. 30, 1799. He was converted in 1823, licensed to exhort in 1826, and in 1827 was licensed to preach, and admitted to the Kentucky Conference. In 1840 he was transferred to the Illinois Conference, in 1841, to the Missouri Conference, and in 1846, to the Ohio Conference. He located and returned to Illinois in 1850, and in the following year was readmitted to the Southern Illinois Conference, wherein he continued zealous and faithful until 1858 as an effective preacher, and from thence as a superannuate to the close of his life, Sept. 7,1859. Mr. Chandler was an earnest student of theology, and a man of exemplary life. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1860, p. 362.