- Alfred W. Chandler, the donor of these dental calipers, believed they were made and used by Paul Revere. Chandler (1890-1978) was a dentist who spent his career with the U.S. Navy, rising eventually to the rank of Rear Admiral. A recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he enlisted in the Navy in 1917, a week after the United States joined World War I. He attended the first dental officer class at the Naval Dental School in 1923. He served as the Chief of the United States Navy Dental Corps from 1946 to 1948, and as dentist to several American presidents.
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- Object Name
- Other Terms
- Revere, Paul
- overall: 1 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 4.1275 cm x 8.255 cm x 1.27 cm
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- Rear Admiral Alfred W. Chandler, D.C., USN (Ret.)
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- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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