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James Walter Dortch
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1903
Death: May 3, 1964

J.W. Dortch, who retired from the Memphis Fire Department in January after 30 years service, died about 8 last night in the Jackson Hospital in Jackson, TN. He was 65.
His death followed a heart attack.

A captain with the fire department here, he went to work as a firemne at Western State Hospital in Bolivar, TN after his retirement in Memphis.

Born in Obion County, he had lived in Memphis most of his life. He was a Baptist.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Loyce Dortch, two daughters, Mrs. Houston Douglas of Tunica, MS and Mrs. Earl VanLeer of Norfol, VA and four grandchildren.

Published in The Commercial Appeal on May 4, 1964

Family links: 
  Loyce Innis Dortch (1902 - 1980)
Tansil Cemetery
Weakley County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Daniel Jones
Record added: Sep 07, 2011
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James Walter Dortch
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James Walter Dortch
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James Walter Dortch
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