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Dwight Ireneus Douglass
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1884
Colfax
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1940
Hammond
Tangipahoa Parish
Louisiana, USA

Dwight I. Douglass, 55, died Monday February 12, 1940 in Hammond, Louisiana at the home of Mrs. Minnie Mathews. He was born June 6, 1884, son of the late Dr. and Mrs. D. T. Douglass; a graduate of Colfax, IL High School and Miami University at Oxford, Ohio. He experienced much service in World War I, being in some of the most important engagements. He was a Sgt. in the 27th Engineers. He was employed by the Veterans Administration for about 15 years. On March 17, 1934, he married Miss Ruth Mathews of Hammond. He was survived by his widow; two sisters, Mrs. Miriam D. Moore of Chicago, IL and Mrs. Emily Gilmer of Tifton, GA; one son, Donald Dwight. (From the Hammond [Louisiana] Vindicator)

Douglass was one of four founders of Phi Kappa Tau national fraternity at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio in 1906. He also was a short story writer. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Theodore Douglass (1842 - 1909)
  Mary Louise Pierson Douglass (1852 - 1927)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Marie Mathews Douglass (1898 - 1983)
 
 Siblings:
  Arthur Douglass (1873 - 1873)*
  Miriam Douglass Moore (1877 - 1956)*
  Dwight Ireneus Douglass (1884 - 1940)
  Emily Douglass Gilmer (1887 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Cemetery
Hammond
Tangipahoa Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: CTB
Record added: Jun 16, 2008
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Dwight Ireneus Douglass
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Dwight Ireneus Douglass
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Remembering you on Phi Kappa Tau Founder's Day
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 17, 2011

- Phi Kappa Tau
 Added: Oct. 29, 2010

- SFC USA RET Duffie & Kathy
 Added: Oct. 24, 2010
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