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Chester Leroy Alcorn
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1918
Boulder
Boulder County
Colorado, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1970
Pomona
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Chester Leroy Alcorn: (Family Source).
Chester L. Alcorn: (1945/1959 Dir. & 1958 Passenger List & Headstone).
C. L. Alcorn, M.D.: (1970 (3) articles).

b. 22 Mar 1918, Boulder, Boulder Co., CO. (Daughter JDA).
b. 22 Mar 1918, CO. (CDI).
m. (1) 25 Jun 1939, CA, Ramona Estelle Butka. Adopted 4 issue. (Ended with death of spouse). (Julie D. Alcorn).
Check in Pomona, Los Angeles Co., CA.
m. (2) 17 Mar 1974, Los Angeles Co., CA, Mary Ellen Johnson (Storey). Divorced.
d. 21 Dec 1993, Pomona, Los Angeles County, CA.
Burial at Pomona Cemetery, 502 East Franklin Avenue, Pomona, CA 91766, (909) 622-2029 next to his wife Ramona in Space 8, Lot 5152.

Grave marker states: "Beloved Father and Loving Husband to Our Mother, CHESTER L. ALCORN M.D., March 22, 1918 [heart] Dec. 21, 1993".


J. D. Alcorn provides:
"My mother's middle name is Estelle. She was the violinist, my father (not homely or anti-social....) was a fine pianist. He was the one born in Boulder, Co. All his relatives were born there, we use to visit every year as kids. His dad, Frank Alcorn moved to Lynwood, Ca when my father went to medical school. They lived in Laverne. Dr. Kohler, Dr. Whitcher, Dr. Ritacca and my father were the Butka Medical Group and it was dissolved when Dr. Ritacca killed himself in the late 60's. My father tried to keep it open by himself but after my mother's death in 1970, he closed it and opened an office on Monterrey St. by the Pomona Valley hospital in 1971by himself. My mother finished her schooling and graduated from White Memorial school of Nursing in 1943."


1920 U. S. Federal Census (Jan. 6): Dist. 49, Boulder Ward 2, Boulder County, Colorado
Image: 389
Marswell (?) Ave., House 415, Dwelling 99, Family 110

Frank W. Alcorn, Head, Own Home, Farm, Male, White, Age 31, Married, Can Read & Write Yes, Birthplace Wisconsin, Father's Birthplace Wisconsin, Mother's Birthplace Wisconsin, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation Plastiner (?) - General, Class of Worker W, 404.

Luella M. Alcorn, Wife, Female, White, Age 37, Married, Can Read & Write Yes, Birthplace Kentucky, Father's Birthplace Kentucky, Mother's Birthplace Kentucky, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation None.

Louise Alcorn, Daughter, Female, White, Age 7, Single, Attend School Yes, Birthplace Colorado, Father's Birth Place Wisconsin, Mother's Birth Place Kentucky, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation None.

Chester Alcorn, Son, Male, White, Age 1 year 9 months (Estimated birth year abt 1918), Single, Birthplace Colorado, Father's Birth Place Wisconsin, Mother's Birth Place Kentucky, Occupation None.


1930 U.S. Federal Census (May 12-13): Dist. 81, Temescal, Riverside County, California
Pierce Street, Dwelling 455, Family 466

Frank W. Alcorn, Head, Own Home, Value of Home $1,500, Radio, Male, White, Age 41, Married, Age at First Marriage 22, Attend School No, Can Read & Write Yes, Birthplace Wisconsin, Father's Birthplace Wisconsin, Mother's Birthplace Wisconsin,
Code 63, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation Accountant - Sanitarium Office, Code 6694, Class of Worker W, Employed No, # on Unemployment Schedule 27, Veteran No.

Luella M. Alcorn, Wife H, Female, White, Age 47, Married, Age at First Marriage 28, Attend School No, Can Read & Write Yes, Birthplace Kentucky, Father's Birthplace Kentucky, Mother's Birthplace Kentucky, Code 80, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation None.

Louise M. Alcorn, Daughter, Female, White, Age 17, Single, Attend School Yes, Can Read & Write Yes, Birthplace Colorado, Father's Birthplace Wisconsin, Mother's Birthplace Kentucky, Code 91, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation None.

Chester L Alcorn, Son, Male, White, Age 12 (Estimated birth year: abt 1918), Single, Attend School Yes, Can Read & Write Yest, Birthplace Colorado, Father's Birthplace Wisconsin, Mother's Birthplace Kentucky, Code 91, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation None.

John G. Truman, Father-in-law, Male, White, Age 80, Widowed, Age at First Marriage 26, Attend School Yes, Can Read & Write Yes, Birthplace Kentucky, Father's Birthplace Kentucky, Mother's Birthplace Kentucky, Code 80, Able to Speak English Yes, Occupation None.


1935: Residence: La Sierra, Riverside County, California. (1940 Census).
Probably going to an SDA college there.


1940 U. S. Federal Census (April 18): Pomona City Ward 4, San Jose Township, Los Angeles County, California
S.D. No. 12, E.D. No. 19-733A (Page 8-9)
270 Garfield, Household No. 180, Own Home, Value of Home $8,000, Live on a Farm No,
Name of each person whose usual place of residence on April 1, 1940, was in this household:

Leslie H. Butka, Head, 0, Male, White, Age 49, Married, Attended School No, Highest Grade Completed College 5, Code 80, Birthplace Nebraska, Code 69, Residence on 4-1-1935 China, On a Farm [blank], Code 3208, At work March 24-30 Yes, -, -, -, -, Code [blank], Occupation Physician - Private Practice, Employer, Code V32 92 3, # of weeks worked in 1939 - 52, Income in 1939 - 0, Other than money income in 1939 - Yes.

Mary Irene Butka, Wife, 1, Female, White, Age 49, Married, Highest Grade Completed High School 4, Code 30, Birthplace Texas, Code 87, Residence on 4-1-1935 China, On a Farm [blank], Code 3208, At Work March 24-30 No, If not, assigned to public emergency work - No, Seeking work - No, Have a job - No, Housework/School/Unable to work/Other - Housework, Code 5, # of weeks worked in 1939 - 0, Income in 1939 - 0, Other than money income in 1939 - No.

Donald Butka, Son, 2, Male, White, Age 19, Single, Highest Grade Completed College 1, Code 40, Birthplace California, Code 98, Residence on 4-1-1935 China, On a Farm [blank], Code 3208, At Work March 24-30 No, If not, assigned to public emergency work - No, Seeking work - No, Have a job - No, Housework/School/Unable to work/Other - Student, Code 6, # of weeks worked in 1939 - 0, Income in 1939 - 0, Other than money income in 1939 - No.

Alcorn, Chester, Son-in-law, 5, Male, White, Age 22, Married, Highest Grade Completed College 5, Code 80, Birthplace Colorado, Code 91, Residence on 4-1-1935 La Sierra, Riverside County, California, On a Farm [blank], Code 9873, At Work March 24-30 No, If not, assigned to public emergency work - No, Seeking work - No, Have a job - No, Housework/School/Unable to work/Other - Student, Code 6, # of weeks worked in 1939 - 0, Income in 1939 - 0, Other than money income in 1939 - No.

Ramona Alcorn, Daughter, 2, Female, White, Age 21, Married, Highest Grade Completed College 2, Code 50, Birthplace California, Code 98, Residence on 4-1-1935 China, On a Farm [blank], Code 3208, At Work March 24-30 Yes, -, -, -, -, Code 52, Occupation Secretary - Doctor's Office, Class of worker PW, Code 236 92 1, # of weeks worked in 1939 - 17 (? - or 07), Income in 1939 - 260, Other than money income in 1939 - No.


1942: CA Voter Registration, Los Angeles County, Roll 54:
"Alcorn, Chester L, 270 Garfield av..........medical student, R
Alcorn, Mrs. Ramona, 270 Garfield av...........secretary, R"


1943: Loma Linda University School of Medicine. (JAMA Obituary).


10-7-1945: Card and envelope date stamped "POMONA OCT 7 3:30 pm 1945 CALIF" from:
"Ramona Alcorn
765 N. Myrtle
Pomona Calif."
Addressed to:
"Capt. Chester L. Alcorn M.C.
0483513
68th Portable Surgical Hospital
A.P.O. #77 c/o Postmaster
San Francisco, California"
"Your Strictly Personal Kit
Your far away sweetheart is lonely
For your lips that were his for awhile,
For the touch of your hair
And the scent that you wear
And the wonderful world of your smile.
so say 'I belong to you only.
This kit holds my heart and my kiss.
And no matter how far,
Dear, wherever you are,
I'll always be with you in this.'
I Miss
[hair tied with red ribbon] a lock of my hair
You
[doily with perfume spot] my perfume
Very
[lipstick kiss] a kiss
Much
[photo with bunny ears and whiskers -- signed 'all my love Bunny'] from me"


1945: U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
Name: Ramona E Alcorn
Gender: Female
Residence Year: 1945
Street address: 765 N Myrtle av
Residence Place: Pomona, California, USA
Spouse: Chester L Alcorn
Publication Title: Pomona, California, City Directory, 1945
"Alcorn Chester L (Ramona E) USA h765 N Myrle av"


1950: CA Voter Registration, Los Angeles County, Roll 78:
"Alcorn, Chester L, 515 Lincoln Av, R
Alcorn, Mrs Ramona E, 515 Lincoln Av, R"

1954: CA Voter Registration, Los Angeles County, Roll 93:
"Alcorn, Chester L, 515 Lincoln Av, R
Alcorn, Mrs Ramona E, 515 Lincoln Av, R"


1958: U.S. Virgin Islands, Passenger Lists, 1885-1962
Nationality: American
Arrival Date: 14 Feb 1958
Arrival Port: Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands, USA
Airline: BA
Flight Number: 032

"Name: ALCORN, RAMONA E.
Passport Number: 691035
Nationality (Citizenship): USC
Birthplace: SANITARIUM, CALIF.
Birthdate: [blank]
United States Address: 515 LINCOLN, POMONA, CALIF., USA.
Permanent Address: SEE ABOVE
Visa Issued at: [blank]
Date Visa Issued: [blank]
Vessel Name or Airline and Flight No. of Arrival: BA032
Passenger Boarded At: GOLDEN ROCK - ST. KITTS.
Date Stamped: FEB 14 1958

"Name: ALCORN, CHESTER L.
Passport Number: 691036
Nationality (Citizenship): USC
Birthplace: BOULDER, COLO.
Birthdate: [blank]
United States Address: 515 LINCOLN, POMONA, CALIF., USA.
Permanent Address: SEE ABOVE
Visa Issued at: [blank]
Date Visa Issued: [blank]
Vessel Name or Airline and Flight No. of Arrival: BA032
Passenger Boarded At: GOLDEN ROCK - ST. KITTS.
Date Stamped: FEB 14 1958


1959: .S. City Directories, 1822-1995
Name: Ramona Alcorn
Gender: Female
Residence Year: 1959
Street address: 515 Lincoln Av
Residence Place: Pomona, California, USA
Spouse: Chester L Alcorn
Publication Title: Pomona, City Directory, 1959
"Alcorn Chester L (Ramona) phys
195 E Montery Av..........NA 2-1265
h515 Lincoln Av"


30 Apr 1970: LaVerne Leader, LaVerne, Los Angeles County, CA newspaper article:
"RE-ELECT ROUSSELOT To CONGRESS"
"Mrs. Ramona E. Alcorn"
"Chester L. Alcorn, M.D."

21 May 1970: LaVerne Leader, LaVerne, Los Angeles County, CA newspaper article:
"We are electing -- John Rousselot...."
"C. L. Alcorn, M.D."
"Mrs. Ramona E. Alcorn"

28 May 1970: The Upland News, Upland, California, newspaper article:
"We are electing -- John Rousselot...."
"C. L. Alcorn, M.D."
"Mrs. Ramona E. Alcorn"


8-14-1970: His wife, Ramona Estelle Butka (Alcorn) died in Pomona, Los Angeles County, California.


JDA provides:
"Dr. Kohler, Dr. Whitcher, Dr. Ritacca and my father were the Butka Medical Group and it was dissolved when Dr. Ritacca killed himself in the late 60's. My father tried to keep it open by himself but after my mother's death in 1970, he closed it and opened an office on Monterrey St. by the Pomona Valley hospital in 1971 by himself."


m. (2) 17 Mar 1974, Los Angeles Co., CA, Mary Ellen Johnson (Storey). They later divorced.


2-14-1992: Mary Ellen Johnson (Alcorn) died in Los Angeles County, California.


d. 21 Dec 1993: Chester Leroy Alcorn died in Pomona, Los Angeles County, California.

California Death Index, 1940-1997:
ALCORN, CHESTER LEROY
Social Security #: 566-66-1680
Sex: MALE
Birth Date: 22 Mar 1918
Birthplace: COLORADO
Death Date: 21 Dec 1993
Death Place: LOS ANGELES
Mother's Maiden Name: TRUMAN
Father's Surname:

Social Security Death Index:
Name: Chester L. Alcorn
SSN: 566-66-1680
Last Residence: 91767 Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Born: 22 Mar 1918
Died: 21 Dec 1993
State (Year) SSN issued: California (1962 )

U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
Name: Chester L Alcorn
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 22 Mar 1918
Death Date: 21 Dec 1993
SSN: 566-66-1680
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 7 Aug 1943
Release Date 1: 17 Sep 1946


Burial at Pomona Cemetery, 502 East Franklin Avenue, Pomona, CA 91766, (909) 622-2029 next to his wife Ramona in Space 8, Lot 5152.


Obituary: (No copy of this)
jama.ama-assn.org/content/272/12/984.full.pdf
JAMA. 1994;272(12):984-984b.doi:10.1001/jama.1994.03520120094044
by DM ABELLA - 1993
City, Okla; University of Iowa College of
"ALCORN, Chester Leroy, 75; Pomona,. Calif; Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 1943; died December 21, 1993."


Parents: Frank Warren Alcorn (1888-1970) & Luella Marie Truman Alcorn (1882-1936).


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Luella Marie Truman Alcorn (1882 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Ramona Estelle Butka Alcorn (1918 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Beloved Father and Loving Husband to Our Mother, CHESTER L. ALCORN M.D., March 22, 1918 [heart] Dec. 21, 1993".
 
Burial:
Pomona Cemetery and Mausoleum
Pomona
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Space 8, Lot 5152.
 
Created by: Julie Evans
Record added: Nov 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80854988
Chester Leroy Alcorn
Added by: Julie Evans
 
Chester Leroy Alcorn
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Added by: Glenn and Tracy Morrow
 
 
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