Muk Revisited | Mukilteo's First Doctor
Last updated 1/10/2020 at 11:31am
Mukilteo's first resident doctor was Claude E. Chandler. He was born Feb. 19, 1883, in Scopus, Missouri, to parents Harrison S. Chandler and Sarah E. Whitner. Harrison was a doctor, so it appears Claude chose a profession to follow in his father's footsteps. The Chandler family moved to Woodward, Oklahoma, in 1894 when Claude was 11 years old.
Claude attended public schools in Woodward before leaving home to pursue his college education at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, and complete his medical degree at the University of Oregon at Portland. While in college, he often spent sum...