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Col Westley "Wes" Halliburton
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1879
Carthage
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1948
Carthage
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Veteran: WW I

FATHER:
John W. Halliburton
Birthplace: Linneus, MO

MOTHER:
Julia B. Ivie
Birthplace: Kirksville, MO

Occupation:
Lawyer

Graduated Central School, Class of 1896 with Rosine Deutsch and Thomas H Boggess
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Social note*
1901 Dancing Picnic for Brooklyn Guest.

A picnic and a dance were given last night at
Lakeside by Miss Marie Davey for her guest, Miss Florence Boyce of Brooklyn. The invited guests were:

Misses, Miriam Wright, Nira Wright, Bessie Baker, Katherine Herrin, Alice Beneke, Cora Beneke, Sibyl Hodges, Blanch Moore, Belle Perkins, Edna Clarkson, Pearl Clarkson, Eva Stealey, Armilda McReynolds, Grace McCarthy.

Messrs. Millard Bryan, Harry Putnam, Frank Wells, Curtis Wright, Due Baker, Carl Bryan, Billie Blake, Newell Holbrook, Henry Cowgill, John O'Keefe, Arthur Coffin, Phil Lehnhard, Allen McReynolds, Morris Hughes, Wes Halliburton. source: morninmail
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CARTHAGE EVENING PRESS NOVEMBER 6, 1945
THE FUNERAL OF COL. HALLIBURTON HELD YESTERDAY


Rites for Col. Westley Halliburton, attorney here many years and senior Carthage officer in World War I, were conducted yesterday afternoon at the Ulmer Funeral Home, with the Rev. James P. DeWolfe, rector of Grace Episcopal church, officiating. Col Halliburton passed away Tuesday afternoon at his home on West Chestnut street.
At the close of the service, Miss Talitha Wallace sang "Taps." Mrs. Betty Swope Wallace, organist played the accompaniment and also played several relectioas before and following the service.

Pallbearers were Frank R. Birkhead, R.A. Esterly, John Flanigan, George Phelps and Arkley Frieze, all Carthage attorneys, and W.E. Deemer.
Members of the Jasper County Bar Association attended as a body.
Among those present here were many men who had served with or under Col. Halliburton during his military career. All periods were represented, including the National Guard of the early 1900's, the Mexican border troubles of 1916, World War I and the National Guard organized after the first world war.

The guard of honor was John P. Griggs, Parker Rogers, Gene Poindexter, Leslie Neely and James Gibbons.

Military rites were conducted by the American Legion post at the grave in Park Cemetery. James Hanley and Clarence Holliday were the color bearers and Floyd Meador and C.O. Smith the color guards. Captain L. P. Hopp was in charge of the firing squad, composed of Fred Keener, John P. Griggs, Larry Johnson and Gene Poindexter. After the firing of three volleys, taps were sounded by Robert Snyder, with the echo by Robert Widner.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John William Halliburton (1846 - 1922)
  Julia B. Ivie Halliburton (1855 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Sadah Leake Halliburton (1878 - 1918)
 
 Siblings:
  Westley Halliburton (1879 - 1948)
  Ivie Halliburton (1881 - 1881)*
  Helen Halliburton (1887 - 1887)*
  Crete Halliburton (1888 - 1888)*
  Louise Halliburton (1892 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Park Cemetery
Carthage
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Traditional Sector Bl 10 Lot 29 Sp 5
 
Created by: NJBrewer
Record added: Nov 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43870525
Col Westley Wes Halliburton
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Col Westley Wes Halliburton
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Col Westley Wes Halliburton
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