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Frederick Houghton Megson

  • Birth 27 Feb 1917 Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 30 Sep 1997 Martinsville, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 115835177

Star-Ledger, The (Newark, NJ) - Wednesday, October 1, 1997

Deceased Name: Frederic Megson, research chemist

OBITUARY
Frederic Megson, 80, of Martinsville died yesterday at home.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Conroy Funeral Home, 21 E. Second St., Bound Brook.
Burial will be in Bound Brook Cemetery.
Mr. Megson was a research chemist for 40 years with American Cyanamid, Bound Brook, retiring in 1979.
He was a graduate of Columbia University, and earned a doctorate in organic chemistry from New York University in 1959.
An avid post card collector and dealer for more than 35 years, Mr. Megson wrote "American Advertising Post Cards-Sets and Series 1870-1920," which was published in 1987, and "American Exposition Post Cards 1870-1920," which was published in 1992.
He was a member of the 1904 World's Fair Society and the Metropolitan, the Morlatton, the Garden State and the Washington Crossing post card clubs.
Born in St. Paul, Minn., Mr. Megson lived in Middlesex before moving to Martinsville in 1961.
Surviving are a son, Christofer, and a daughter, Mrs. Janet Kagan.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.


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  • Created by: Jim Childers
  • Added: 21 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115835177
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Houghton Megson (27 Feb 1917–30 Sep 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115835177, citing Bound Brook Cemetery, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Jim Childers (contributor 47455615) .