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James H. "Jim" Elias
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Birth: 1950
Death: Jul. 15, 1969
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

CSHS Class of 1969
*Cross Country
*Football
*Swimming
*Track
*Wrestling
*Varsity Club

Southern Illinois University: Carbondale
Class of 1973

OBITUARY:
None

CAUSE OF DEATH:
Accidental Electrocution. James was working for Swanson Contracting Company which was in the process of aligning CTA tracks for the new Ashland terminal at 63rd Street and Loomis Boulevard. James was applying bolt clamps on the third elevated CTA rail when his track medal touched the rail. His medal caused his electrocution.

SOURCES:
07-16-1969 - Chicago Tribune - "CTA Worker Electrocuted by Third Rail"
Mike Novak 
 
Inscription:
JAMES H ELIAS
BELOVED SON AND BROTHER
1950 LOVED ALWAYS 1969
 
Burial:
Beverly Cemetery
Blue Island
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 6, Lot 352, Grave 3-East
 
Created by: GeneaProtector
Record added: Mar 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18386513
James H. Jim Elias
Added by: GeneaProtector
 
James H. Jim Elias
Added by: Janet
 
 
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- GeneaProtector
 Added: Jul. 6, 2013
Never forgotten mate.
- sthsideaussie
 Added: Jun. 6, 2012

- Just me
 Added: Apr. 27, 2009
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