|Death: ||Jul. 5, 1911|
Aged 21 yrs, 7 mos., 2 days. Son of David and Elizabeth (Helsel) Dodson. Husband of Mildred Bowers.
Killed in the explosion at the Standard Powder Works in Horrell.
Altoona Mirror, 7 July 1911:
"For many residents of Hollidaysburg yesterday was a day of mourning. Three of the victims of the explosion of the Standard Powder works at Horrell were laid to rest with loving hands. The was a double funeral at the home of Mrs. Margaret Helsel on East Allegheny street, over the remains of her son, Jesse L. Helsel and her grand nephew, Ira L. Dodson. The services were conducted by the Rev. Thomas Reisch, pastor of the Zion Lutheran church. A large cortege of carriages and other vehicles followed the two hearses to the Lutheran cemetery at Newry."
Newry Lutheran Cemetery
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