|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1923|
|Death: ||May 19, 1993|
BIRTH: COLD SPRINGS...Sec. 21, T3N, R17W...Cold Springs was located 5 miles south of Roosevelt. Founded in 1907, nearly 6 years after most towns in Kiowa County, it existed for a time as 2 towns, north and south. North Cold Springs was widely known as a real estate development and recognized as a recreation and health area. Special trains from Hobart brought hundreds of visitors to the living springs, nature's health and pleasure resort. A post office was established in 1905. In 1913, a nearby post office named Mondamin had it's name changed to Cold Springs and continued in operation at the new site until March 15, 1956. The site of Cold Springs is now underwater at the Tom Steed Reservoir.
MILITARY: PFC US ARMY
WORLD WAR II, KOREA
Artillery (105mm howitzer).
WORK: Worked at the San Carlos Hotel in Phoenix for years as a "bellhop". After he left the San Carlos Hotel, He worked for Romney International Hotels managing numerous hotels throughout the United States. One of the Hotels he managed was the Sun Downer Hotel in Goodyear Arizona. I remember as a kid, that all of the race car drivers stayed at that hotel when they would race out a Phoenix International Raceway. Bobby Unser, and Al Unser Sr. just to name a few. As a matter of fact my brother (Mark) and me taught Al Unser Jr. how to swim in the pool at that hotel.
SCHOOLS: Attended Grade School at Emerson in Phoenix, AZ.
SCHOOLS: Attended the first two years a Phoenix Union High School and then transferred over to North Phoenix High school for the last tow.
Joseph "Alex" Alexander Ashton (1878 - 1934)
Lula Irvin Penn Ashton (1888 - 1983)
Alta M. Cullum (1928 - 2006)*
David Nolan Ashton (1948 - 1968)*
National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
Plot: 44, 0, 122
Created by: Neil Ashton
Record added: Aug 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21218712
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. REST IN PEACE.|
D. & J. Altman
Added: Jun. 4, 2012
rest in peace|
Added: Aug. 28, 2007