|Death: ||Aug. 17, 1908|
John Milton McQuaid a well-known building contractor of Portland, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Monday morning and the funeral will be held from F.S. Dunning's chapel, 414 East Alder street, at 10:30 this morning Rev. W.T.Jordan, pastor of the Central Baptist Church, will conduct the services, and the interment will be in Lone Fir Cemetery.
Mr. McQuaid was born in Shelbyville, Ky., in 1835, and came to Oregon in the Spring of 1880. He had been in declining health for several years and two months ago went to Ashland, Or., in the hope regaining his strength. Returning to Portland two weeks ago, he went to Good Samaritan Hospital. Up to a few years ago he had been one of Portland's mo active contractors and builders. He was a man of great strength of character, gentle, yet firm in all this dealings. From early childhood he was a member of the Baptist Church. He is survived by one member of his family, James C. McQuaid of Portland.
Private, Co. H, 8th Missouri Cavalry
Morning Oregonian August 20, 1908 pg 10
James C. McQuaid (____ - 1914)*
Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery
Plot: G 1N L28 S13
Created by: VDR
Record added: Oct 18, 2010
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