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Rudolph Ashley Downing
Birth: May 26, 1900
Paris
Bourbon County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 1961
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Veteran of WW I, 132d Ambulance Company, Illinois National Guard. Salesman for Gaevert Photographic Company and Montgomery Wards. Married Violet Phillip, 2 children, div. Married Elise Sendelbeck, 2 children.

The top photo shows him at age 5 holding the Civil War sword of his grandfather, Benjamin, and wearing the campaign hat of his father, a Spanish-American War vet. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Dowell Downing (1874 - 1951)
  Pearl Redfield Downing (1878 - 1966)
 
 Spouse:
  Elise Margaret Sendelbeck Jenkins (1916 - 2007)
 
 Children:
  Rudolph Ashley Downing (1923 - 1993)*
 
 Sibling:
  Rudolph Ashley Downing (1900 - 1961)
  George Dowell Downing (1912 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glen Eden Memorial Park
Livonia
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Ray Downing
Record added: Feb 20, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6198868
Rudolph Ashley Downing
Added by: Ray Downing
 
Rudolph Ashley Downing
Added by: Ray Downing
 
Rudolph Ashley Downing
Added by: Ray Downing
 
 
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