Born in Bolivar, Jefferson Co WV. Died at the Veterans Medical Center in Martinsburg. US Army WWII Veteran S/O Emanuel L and Mamie Painter Alger Brakeman for the Chessie System for 38 years. Husband of Evelyn Jane Foster Alger of Keedysville. Two daughters and three sons, Two sisters Hazel Myers Shen Junct, and Betty Waters of Harpers Ferry. A brother Bobby Alger of Bakerton. Preceded in death by two daughters Anna L Coffman and Sylvia J. Alger. Four brothers, Leroy, James, Calvin and Melvin Alger.