Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Dickersons in:
 • Oak Hill Cemetery
 • Cartersville
 • Bartow County
 • Georgia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Advertisement
William DeGraffenried "Will" Dickerson
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 1, 1908
Douglas
Coffee County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1946
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Will Dickerson was a 38 year old victim of the Winecoff Hotel fire in Atlanta, Georgia on December 7, 1946. He was staying in room 1630 along with his wife Mary and two children Mary Melinda and Bill. Will's family was from Douglas, Georgia. He was the director of unemployment compensation for Georgia's labor department. He graduated from Washington and Lee law school. During World War II he was involved in the Battle of the Bulge. He was spending the weekend with his family in Atlanta while awaiting the completion of a new house in the area.
William DeGraffenried Dickerson, 38 years of age, of Douglas, Georgia, departed this life on Saturday, December 7th, 1946 in the Winecoff Hotel fire at Atlanta, Georgia. William was a Washington & Lee University Law School graduate. He survived the Battle of the Bulge and was a director of unemployment compensation for Georgia's labor department. He perished along with wife, Mary, and two children Mary Melinda and Bill.

-------------------------



**************
Additional information for this memorial was provided by Chet Wallace.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Marcus David Dickerson (1880 - 1951)
  Ethel Frink Dickerson (1878 - 1966)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary E Pettit Dickerson (1912 - 1946)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Malinda Dickerson (1940 - 1946)*
  William Marcus Dickerson (1943 - 1946)*
 
 Sibling:
  Marcus David Dickerson (1906 - 1953)*
  William DeGraffenried Dickerson (1908 - 1946)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Cartersville
Bartow County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section 13
 
Created by: David Woody
Record added: Apr 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36188127
William DeGraffenried Will Dickerson
Added by: Chet Wallace
 
William DeGraffenried Will Dickerson
Added by: Chet Wallace
 
William DeGraffenried Will Dickerson
Added by: Becca
 
 
There are 3 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Remembering You on New Years Day
-
 Added: Jan. 1, 2016
In Memory of You on Christmas Day ~ Rest in Eternal Peace
-
 Added: Dec. 25, 2015
Remembering you today William for your sacrifice.
- Chet Wallace
 Added: Dec. 6, 2015
There are 13 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service