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Calvin Blair Baird
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1902
Altoona
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 1973
Altoona
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA

Calvin B. Baird, 71, of 419 Cherry Avenue, Altoona, who enlisted in the Army at 14 for duty in World War I, died at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, 1973 at Altoona Hospital, where he was admitted June 20, after an extended illness. Baird had claimed to be the youngest veteran of World War I in this area.

He retired in 1969 as construction engineer for the Pennsylvania Department of Highways.
He was born April 29, 1902, in Altoona, the son of Blair C. and Mary (Burns) Baird, and married Minnie Snack on Jan. 3, 1922, in Hollidaysburg.
Surviving are his wife, six children, George W. of Mill Creek, John F. of East freedom, Theodore T. and Mrs. Shirley Coxey of Altoona and Mrs. Dorothy Pandolfino and Mrs. Geraldine Sheffield of Huntingdon, 21 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

The deceased was first stationed at Ft. Ethan Allen, Vt. As a member of troop B, 18th Calvary. After seven months training, he was sent to Battery D, 76th field Artillery, Camp Shelby, Miss. He said from France on April 14, 1917, from Camp Merritt, N. J.

He was a member of the American Legion, Juniata.

Daily News
Huntingdon and Mount Union, PA
June 28, 1973
 
 
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 Parents:
  Mary Brinton Burns Peight (1882 - 1951)
 
Burial:
Mountainview Cemetery
Mill Creek
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Susan Petersen
Record added: Mar 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50283098
Calvin Blair Baird
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