|Birth: ||Aug. 1, 1871|
|Death: ||Feb. 19, 1964|
Los Angeles County
Graveside services for Mrs. Alice N. Cigrand, 92, widow of the founder of Flag day, will be held tomorrow at Riverside cemetery, Aurora. Mrs. Cigrand died Friday in Pico Rivera, Cal. Her husband, B. J. Cigrand, died May 16, 1932, in Batavia, Kane county. He held the first Flag day ceremony at a country school house in Waubeka, Wis., on June 14, 1885. His efforts to establish Flag day as an annual national observance were recognized when President Wilson proclaimed the celebration in 1916.
Chicago Tribune, February 23, 1964
Note: Son Bernard Hawthorne Cigrand, born 5 March 1890, Chicago, died 20 June 1925, Dixon Twp., Lee, IL; burial Batavia, IL.
Bernard J. Cigrand (1866 - 1932)
Joyce Alice Cigrand (1892 - 1926)*
Elroy F. Cigrand (1895 - 1954)*
Virginia E. Cigrand (1902 - 1933)*
Clyde E. Cigrand (1902 - 1935)*
Note: Death date on gravestone is 1954
Plot: S:7 B:16 L:21 G:11
Created by: Lisa Gerald
Record added: May 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69177809