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Halstead, William Chester, 1873-1937



  • Existence: September 25, 1873 - February 26, 1937

Biographical Information

William Chester Halstead was a Purdue student originally from Kirkpatrick, Indiana. He was a member of Tau Beta Pi and Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Halstead graduated from Purdue University in 1897 with a degree in Mathematics. During his career Halstead was employed in railroad following graduation, and then worked in the grain business.


"Deaths." The Purdue Alumnus. March 1937, pg. 32.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William Chester Halstead photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 262
Scope and Contents The William Chester Halstead photographs document Purdue University, students, faculty, and staff during the 1890s, featuring buildings, student groups, such as the cyclists, drum corps, and artillery. Photographs of note include the burned-out structure of Heavilon Hall and President Smart in his office. The collection also documents the Lafayette area.
Dates: circa 1890s