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Gilbert Chandler (Gilbert Lawrence Chandler) was born on 29 August, 1903 in North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, is a footballer. Discover Gilbert Chandler’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 71 years old?

Popular As Gilbert Lawrence Chandler
Occupation N/A
Age 71 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born 29 August 1903
Birthday 29 August
Birthplace North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Date of death (1974-04-08)
Died Place N/A
Nationality Australia

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He is a member of famous footballer with the age 71 years old group.

Gilbert Chandler Height, Weight & Measurements

At 71 years old, Gilbert Chandler height
is 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) and Weight 81 kg (179 lb).

Physical Status
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Body Measurements Not Available
Eye Color Not Available
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Who Is Gilbert Chandler’s Wife?

His wife is Thelma Alice Coon (m. 1930)

Parents Not Available
Wife Thelma Alice Coon (m. 1930)
Sibling Not Available
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Gilbert Chandler Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Gilbert Chandler worth at the age of 71 years old? Gilbert Chandler’s income source is mostly from being a successful footballer. He is from Australia. We have estimated
Gilbert Chandler’s net worth
, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million – $5 Million
Salary in 2023 Under Review
Net Worth in 2022 Pending
Salary in 2022 Under Review
House Not Available
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Source of Income footballer

Gilbert Chandler Social Network




He died of a coronary occlusion in 1974, at the William Angliss Hospital, which he had been co-founder and president of since 1939. An agricultural college called the Gilbert Chandler Institute of Dairy Technology at Werribee was named after him.


Chandler was the Minister of State Development, Decentralisation and Immigration briefly in 1956. In 1962, he was appointed as the leader of the Legislative Council, having been deputy-leader since 1955. Due to his sporting history, Chandler was a member of the 1956 Summer Olympics organising committee. He later served as chairman of the Melbourne Cricket Ground in 1973 and 1974.


He was minister without portfolio from 1943 to 1945 and as the chairman of the Bush Fire Relief committee from 1944 until 1946. When Henry Bolte became premier in 1955, he wanted Chandler as the Education Minister, but due to Chandler’s horticultural background, Chandler requested to be Minister of Agriculture. The son-in-law of former politician Jabez Coon, he served in that position until he retired from parliament in 1973.


When Alfred Chandler died in 1935, Gilbert won the subsequent by-election and took his place as the United Australia Party representative for Southern Province in the Victorian Legislative Council. In 1935, Chandler also joined the Fern Tree Gully Shire Council, and served as its president in 1938 and 1939. He switched to the Liberal Party in 1943.


Chandler, a horticulturist, was educated at Scotch College in Melbourne. As a 25-year-old, Chandler played a game for the Hawthorn Football Club in the 1928 VFL season. He became a partner in his family’s nursery at The Basin in Bayswater before following his father, Alfred, into politics.


Sir Gilbert Lawrence Chandler KBE, CMG (29 August 1903 – 8 April 1974) was a Liberal Party politician who served in the Bolte Ministry in Victoria.