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Dorothy Turner Bayliss
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1910
Alameda County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 2007
Alameda County
California, USA

DOROTHY TURNER BAYLISS 97, passed away at her Hayward home Monday, June 25, 2007. Widow of Herbert George Bayliss, rabbit breeder, judge and former President of the Alameda County Fair. Mother of Margaret Bayliss, she is survived by son Theodore Bayliss. She was a native of Hayward and attended John Gamble Grade School, Hayward Grammar School, and Hayward High. Her father LaGrand Morehouse Turner, a bookkeeper, received 100 acres of land in Hayward as a wedding present upon his first marriage to Mary Winton. After Mary's death from cancer, Dorothy's father married her mother Florence Scott, granddaughter of General Winfield Scott, who graduated from Cal State in 1901 and taught high school in Oregon and California. Dorothy is believed to be the last of Winfield Scott's great grandchildren. Dorothy is listed in the Who's Who of Rabbit Breeders for bringing the Himalayan Rabbit to prominence in 1930's shortly after the Hayward ranch became the Himalayan Fur Farm. She was an active member of the American Rabbit Breeders Association and Secretary of the State American Rabbit Breeders Association as well as being a notary public and insurance agent for the White Cross Insurance Company at Oliver Corners. Cremated remains will be interred at Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward. CHAPEL OF THE CHIMES (510)471-3363.

Alameda Times-Star 6/28/07.
Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park
Alameda County
California, USA
Created by: Travelingal
Record added: Jul 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20386497
Dorothy <i>Turner</i> Bayliss
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God in peace.
- Travelingal
 Added: Jul. 10, 2007

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