Norman Chandler
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1899
Date of Death: 1973
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Publisher, journalist
Parents: Harry Chandler (father)
Emma Marian Otis Chandler (mother)
Spouse: Dorothy Buffum Chandler
Children: Camilla Chandler (daughter)
Otis Chandler (son)
Turtledove Appearances:
The Hot War
POD: November, 1950
Appearance(s): Bombs Away
Type of Appearance: Posthumous reference
Date of Death: 1951
Cause of Death: Killed in an atomic bombing
Norman Chandler (September 14, 1899 – October 20, 1973) was the publisher of the Los Angeles Times from 1945 to 1960.  He is largely credited with the success of the newspaper in the mid-20th Century. In 1960, he handed control of the Times to his son, Otis.

He and his wife, Dorothy also acted as civic benefactors for Los Angeles.

Norman Chandler in The Hot WarEdit

Norman Chandler (1899-1951) and his wife, Dorothy were among those killed by the atomic bomb the Soviet Union dropped just south of downtown Los Angeles on March 2, 1951.[1]


  1. Bombs Away, pg. 168, ebook.

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