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William Mckinley Basham
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1901
Hardinsburg
Breckinridge County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 1987
Roanoke Red Sulphur Springs
Roanoke County
Virginia, USA

Born in KY raised in WV. As a boy worked for Western Union; served in the U.S. Navy in the late 1920's; worked on the N.Y.C. trolley cars as a conductor before being accepted by the N.Y.C. Transit Authority as a Car Inspector from where he eventually retired. He fathered 3 children; Gloria, Virginia & Wm. McKinley, Jr. by his first wife Minnie Schmidt who passed in 1945. His second marriage to Merle Brophy produced a daughter Linda. He held many positions in his local American Legion post eventually becoming Commander of the post. 
 
Burial:
East Dorset Cemetery
East Dorset
Bennington County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Gloria Basham-Barnes
Record added: Oct 16, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5849963
William Mckinley Basham
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I miss you Daddy!

Your daughter Gloria.
- G. Basham-Barnes
 Added: Jun. 15, 2002
Daddy.

Hope you like these bluebells. They're the kind of flowers you would have seen in the hills of WV when you were a boy there. I think of you quite often and miss you terribly.

Love,
Your daughter Gloria
- G. Basham-Barnes
 Added: May. 9, 2002
 
 
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