Thomas Tyler Chambers

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Thomas Tyler Chambers Thursday, June 14, 2007

Thomas Tyler Chambers, 88, a former salesman at Frank Parsons Paper Co. Inc. who
became board chairman and chief executive, died May 14 at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He
had Alzheimer's disease.

Mr. Chambers, a McLean resident, joined the company in the late 1940s. After several
years as president, he became board chairman and chief executive in 1980 and retired in
the early 1990s.

He was a native Washingtonian and attended
Western High School (1935).

He served in the Army in Italy during World War II, and his decorations included the Purple
Heart.

His wife of 56 years, Dorothy Edwards Chambers, died in 1998. Two sons also died,
Donald A. Chambers in 1998 and Glenn W. Chambers in 2000.

Survivors include a son, Thomas T. Chambers Jr. of Falls Church; a twin brother, Walter
B. Chambers of Silver Spring; and a granddaughter.