Douglas B Cornell

Gratiot County, Michigan, USA
Death 20 Feb 1982 (aged 75)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 114245405 · View Source
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Born on 27 Sep 1906 in Saint Louis, Gratiot, Michigan, and lived there in 1910.
In 1920 and 1930, he lived with his parents in Falls City, Richardson, Nebraska.
In 1940 he lived on 16th Street in Montgomery County in Maryland his wife and their son, Douglas, who was born in Washington D.C.
Douglas B. Cornell died in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan; he was 75 years young.
Residence was in Washington DC 20008.

Father Leon Lucius Cornell born 4 June 1879 in Ohio - born to Lorenzo L. Cornell and Mary A. Ross Cornell.
Mother Myrtle May Estella Bartram born 29 Aug 1883 in Middlesex, Ontario, Canada - born to Neil E Bartram and Esther Stevens. Immigration year 1889.

NY Times obit published 22 Feb 1982.
Associated Press reporter, joined them in 1933.
His first wife Jenny died in 1966.
He has a son Douglas Cornell Jr..
Got engaged to Helen Thomas, his rival, at a White House Restirement Party in his honor. It was announced by Pat Nixon.

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