Alexander Morris Cadman Jr.

Alexander Morris Cadman Jr.

Edgewood, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 25 Jun 2007 (aged 86)
Burial Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 106314059 · View Source
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Alexander M. Cadman Jr., 86, of Glenshaw, died peacefully on Monday, June 25, 2007.

He was born June 7, 1921, in Edgewood to Hazel Smith and Alexander Morris Cadman and attended Cornell University.

Alex was a second lieutenant in the 25th Signal Battalion during World War II, was assigned to Wiesbaden, Germany, and established telephone lines for Gen. George Patton's advance to Berlin. His Jeep was the first to cross the Remagen Bridge, and he also served 14 months in Japan establishing communications for Gen. Douglas MacArthur.

Alex was president of the A.W. Cadman Manufacturing Co. and managed the family business for 47 years. He was involved with the American Foundrymen's Society, the Boys and Girls Club of Pittsburgh, the Rotary Club of Lawrenceville and the Boys Scouts.

Predeceased by his wife, Patricia; daughter, Cynthia, and sister, Josephine. Surviving are son A. Whitney (Ann), of McCandless; grandson Alexander (Jennifer) and great-grandson Josiah, of Vernon Hills, Ill.; granddaughter Sarah Morningstar (Ryan) and great-granddaughter Sydney, of Pittsburgh, and brother Ralph, of New Hampshire.

Alex loved dogs and was often seen in Glenshaw walking his dog everyday. He enjoyed chatting with his friends in his neighborhood. He was a wonderful person and a friend to everyone.

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