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Joseph Dewey Lear
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1898
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1975
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Uncle Dewey: This is my grandfather's brother. Joseph Dewey Lear was one of 13 children born to Henry and Martha Lear on June 8th, 1898 in Shreveport, Louisiana. He moved to Portland, Oregon in 1945. He was a foreman and worked for the Portland Terminal Railroad Company for 20 years before he retired in 1965. He died September 13, 1975 of a blood clot in his lung. He was 77. He married Emma Rosa Brown, and had 4 children, Dewey Green, Mattie Beulah, Davis Hearnton, and Oada. Emma died of a heart attack in Inglewood, California, but was taken back to Portland, Oregon, where she was buried at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery with her husband and daughter, Oada. Joseph Dewey Lear was also buried at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, in Portland Oregon. 
Family links: 
  Henry Green Lear (1854 - 1929)
  Martha Hamlin Lear (1863 - 1954)
  Dewey Green Lear (1920 - 1973)*
  Davis Hearnton Lear (1923 - 2010)*
  Henry James Lear (1882 - 1965)*
  Craig Elwood Lear (1890 - 1977)*
  Dorothy Lear Clay (1892 - 1956)*
  Earnest "Bud" Green Lear (1894 - 1976)*
  William Attlee Lear (1894 - 1984)*
  Joseph Dewey Lear (1898 - 1975)
  Thomas Calvin Lear (1905 - 1979)*
*Calculated relationship
Lincoln Memorial Park
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Created by: Nique
Record added: Jan 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7111174
Joseph Dewey Lear
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Joseph Dewey Lear
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Joseph Dewey Lear
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EWEY, you are remembered~
- Nique
 Added: Nov. 30, 2010
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