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Milton Pierce Cheney
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1867
Hyde Park
Lamoille County
Vermont, USA
Death: May 17, 1933
Colton
San Bernardino County
California, USA




Fourth District San Bernardino County Supervisor 1920-1933.
He was born to Lorenzo D. and Delia(Keetch)Cheney. Husband of Gertrude B.Cheney, they had no children.
Mr. Cheney came to San Bernardino in 1907 as a roead foreman of engines for the Santa Fe railroad. It was during this period that he formed some of the fast friendships which played an important part in the political life which he unexpectedly entered into later years.He retired from active railroad service and moved to Colton.
From retirement he became active in community public affairs. Governor W.D.Stephens appointed Mr.Cheney to County Supervisor, March 15,1920, when Ray L.Riley left the office. In 1922 he was reelcted and again in 1926 and 1930.
Mr.Cheney's particular interest was the County Hospiotal and he served as chairman of the Hospital committee for several years. It was on a hospital inspection that he suffered his first stroke, later another would kill him..
H was a member of the Masonic orginazation and Clton Rotary Club.
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Vermont v/r has his birth as 5 Aug 1865, registered in Danville, Caledonia County, Vermont by J C Fuller, Danville town clerk.
There is an image of the Danville town clerk record at
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-10026-25312-41?cc=1784223

Find A Grave contributor Bruce Filgate

 
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
San Bernardino
San Bernardino County
California, USA
 
Created by: Barbara LeClaire
Record added: Mar 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34677563
Milton Pierce Cheney
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