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Roland J. Wilcox
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1887
Alton
Osborne County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1946
Washington
Franklin County
Missouri, USA

Burial Date: July 12, 1946
Headstone indicates year of birth was 1887 but death certificate has 1888.

ENGINEER KILLED IN MAIL TRAIN PILE-UP

Washington, Mo, July 10 - (UP) One person was killed and several others shaken up today when a Missouri-Pacific night mail train hit a freight engine here.

Roland Wilcox, 47, St. Louis, engineer of the mail train enroute from St. Louis to Kansas City was killed. He had been on the run for more than ten years.

His locomotive and two cars piled up.

(Dunkirk Evening Observer, Dunkirk, NY, 10 Jul 1946 - Ancestry.com) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Agnes C Grill Wilcox (1891 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Roland J Wilcox (1911 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 14, Lot 318
 
Created by: Jenn
Record added: Dec 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45415133
Roland J. Wilcox
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Roland J. Wilcox
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