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Forest Elton Wolverton
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1901
Greenville
Montcalm County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1992
Fort Pierce
St. Lucie County
Florida, USA

Forest was appointed by President Eisenhower as the traffic director of the US Department's Safety Commission. During WW 11, he organized a special service in Dayton, Ohio for the Army Signal Corps. He was owner and President of the Eastern Forwarding Company located in Cheektowaga, New York. Eastern Forwarding Company transported Chrysler Corporation products throughout the Eeastern United States. He was Past Chairman of the National Transportation Association. He served as Director of the Buffalo Launch Club, Buffalo Athletic Club and Buffalo Canoe Club. Born in Greenville, Michigan, Wolverton came to Buffalo in 1921 to open an office for F.J.Boutell Drivaway Co of Flint, Michigan. From 1924 to 1932 he had headed the specifications department of the old Buick Motor Co. in Flint, Michigan. Survivors include a daughter, Sally Harper of Lady Lake, Florida; a son, Martin J Wolverton of Daytona Beach, Florida,two sisters, Blanche Bentley of Tucson, Arizona and Esther Cross of Flint; seven grandchildren and six great granchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  DeWitt Clinton Wolverton (1866 - 1931)
  Gertrude Estelle Lewis Wolverton (1876 - 1973)
 
 Spouses:
  Florence Welsh Wolverton (1902 - 1929)*
  Audrey Catherine Andrews Wolverton (1911 - 1981)*
 
 Children:
  Martin James Wolverton (1922 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ethel Mae Carrill Mecomber (1894 - 1986)**
  Jesse Rae Carrill (1896 - 1990)**
  Fern Arletta Carrill Root (1898 - 1986)**
  Forest Elton Wolverton (1901 - 1992)
  Clarence Martin Wolverton (1904 - 1992)*
  Blanche Olive Wolverton Bentley (1908 - 1995)*
  Leona Esther Wolverton Cross (1910 - 1999)*
  Donald Lewis Wolverton (1914 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens North
Pompano Beach
Broward County
Florida, USA
 
Maintained by: sec412
Originally Created by: Eleanor Cross Koepke
Record added: May 10, 2010
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Forest Elton Wolverton
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