Ralph Joseph Chandler, Jr. (1920 – July 23, 1945) was a member of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1940-1941 season. A first year student during the season, he was also a member of Zeta Psi.
Chandler enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve upon completing his second year at the University of Virginia in 1942. He earned a number of decorations, including the Presidential Unit Citation, during the following year and a half while flying in the South Pacific, and attained the rank of lieutenant. His plane disappeared while on a flight from Goleta (near Santa Barbara) to the El Toro Marine Corps Base near Santa Ana, California, and his body was never recovered.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Bernard Johnson (2013-08-29). "Ralph Joseph Chandler, Jr.". Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=116241267. Retrieved 2017-01-23.
- ↑ Corks and Curls. 1941. p. 66. http://interactive.ancestry.com/1265/40392_B065525-00028/243147381?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=Return#?imageId=40392_B065522-00065.