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Phineas J. Willey, Portland, 1891

Phineas J. Willey, Portland, 1891

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Maine Historical Society

Phineas J. Willey (1827-1907), a shoemaker in Portland, played E flat bass in Chandler's Band. His daughter, Anna C. Willey, a music teacher, presented the photo to William E. Chandler in April 1908.

Chandler's father, Daniel H. Chandler, was the longtime leader of the band, a position William Chandler also held before forming his own bands.


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