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Harry William Alexander
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1892
Kankakee County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 14, 1945
Livingston County
Illinois, USA

Harry W. Alexander, 52, a lifelong resident of this community, died at 12:13
Monday morning at the Veterans hospital in Dwight to which he had been taken
Sunday following a heart attack.
Funeral services were held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the Canaday
chapel with the Rev. Earl Livengood of Grant Park officiating. Burial was made,
with the American Legion assisting, in Momence cemetery.
The deceased was born in Momence August 22, 1892, the son of Scott and Julia
Taylor Alexander.
A veteran of World War I, he enlisted in the service on June 25, 1918. He served
in the heavy artillery division with the headquarters division 333, and was
honorably discharged on Jan. 19, 1919.
Mr. Alexander is survived by his widow, the former Luelle Eighney; three sons,
Richard who was a prisoner of war in Germany when last heard from, Harry who is
with the Marine Corps in the Pacific, and Jack of DeKalb; his mother, Mrs. Julia
Alexander of Momence; and three sisters, Mrs. Florence Claridge of St. Louis,
Mo., Mrs. Helen Robertson of Indianapolis, Ind., and Mrs. Jessie Storm of
Brownstown, Illinois.

Credit: The Momence Progress Reporter, May 18, 1945 page 1. A copy of the
obituary is available on Facebook at Momence Genealogy Corner.

Family links: 
  Scott M. Alexander (1847 - 1912)
  Julia S. Taylor Alexander (1865 - 1947)
Momence Cemetery
Kankakee County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 37, Lot 3
Created by: Joseph Anthony
Record added: Jan 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104351348
Harry William Alexander
Added by: Momence Genealogy Corner
Harry William Alexander
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Resource: Harry Alexander is listed in the Momence cemetery records on file at the Momence Graham Historic House and Museum.
- Momence Genealogy Corner
 Added: Aug. 16, 2015
My distant cousin,
- Anita M. (Fontaine) Keller
 Added: Jul. 27, 2015

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