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Robert F. Chandler

AKA Robert F. Chandler, Jr.

Born: 22-Jun-1907
Birthplace: Columbus, OH
Died: 23-Mar-1999
Location of death: Eustis, FL [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: International Rice Research Institute


[1] Waterman Hospital, Eustis, FL.

Sister: Audrey Woodman
Sister: Esther Chandler
Wife: (d., two sons, one daughter)
Son: David
Son: Ralph
Daughter: Sara
Wife: Muriel Boyd ("Sunny")

    University: BS Horticulture, University of Maine (1929)
    Professor: PhD Pomology, University of Maryland (1934)
    Professor: Forest Soils, Cornell University (1935-46)
    Administrator: Dean, College of Agriculture, University of New Hampshire (1947-50)
    Administrator: President, University of New Hampshire (1950-54)

    Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center Executive Director (1972-75)
    International Rice Research Institute Executive Director (1959-72)
    Rockefeller Foundation Associate Dir., Agricultural Sciences (1957-58)
    Rockefeller Foundation Asst. Dir., Agricultural Sciences (1954-56)
    Maine State Official State Horticulturalist, Dept. of Agriculture (1929-31)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    World Food Prize 1988
    Presidential End Hunger Award 1986


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