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John Joseph "Jackie" Magilton
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Birth: Jun. 3, 1869
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 1960
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA

Source: Albany, Ny Knickerbocker News 29 Jul 1960
J.J. MAGILTON DIES; FORMER AUDIT CHIEF
John J. Magilton, 91, former chief auditor of the State Department of Audit and Control, and owner of the Albany School of Accounting, died today after a long illness.
Born in Albany, Mr. Magilton lived here most of his life, formerly at 1 N Main Ave. He entered state service in 1910 as auditor of municipal accounts, was promoted to executive auditor, and became chief auditor in 1917. He resigned in 1942 to become dean of the business adminstration department at Siena College.
Also a former deputy comptroller in Schenectady, Mr. Magilton had served in financial positions with the Schenectady Railway Company, Mohawk Gas Company, and the Hudson River Electric Power Company, and was once instructor in higher accounting with General Electric.
Mr. Magilton was president of the Albany Chapter, State Society of Certified Accountants in 1936 and 1937, He was a charter member of the Albany Knights of Columbus, and a member of the board of governors of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, the Lake Placid Club and the Holy Name Society of St. Vincent de Paul Church.
He was husband of the late Anna Wheener Magilton, and brother of the late Joseph, Walter, Frank, Clarence and Mary Magilton and the late Mrs. Charles Flaherty.
Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday at Campion & Sons Funeral Home, 166 Washington Ave., and at 9 a.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Church. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph H Magilton (1845 - 1910)
  Catherine Magilton (1848 - 1937)
 
 Sibling:
  John Joseph Magilton (1869 - 1960)
  Clarence W Magilton (1878 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Agnes Cemetery
Menands
Albany County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 02, 2012
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John Joseph Jackie Magilton
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