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Dr Philanders Rivers Bridger

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Dr Philanders Rivers Bridger

  • Birth 26 Sep 1882 Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 12 Sep 1928 New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 12177230

After a period of ill health extending over more than a year, Dr. P. R. Bridger, 46 years old, 2618 Upperline street, died at his home shortley after 1 o'clock Wednesday morning.

Dr. Bridger had practiced dentistry in New Orleans for the past five years, after many years of service in Columbia, La., the place of his birth, and Shreveport, La. He was a graduate of the Tulane university dental school.

Surviving the deceased are his mother, Mrs. C. C. Bridger, of Columbia; and three sisters, Mrs. Hugh Seal of Columbia, Mrs. L. Mecom of Wisner, La., and Mrs. Walter Bush of Clarks, La.

The body will be sent to Columbia, where burial will be Thursday in the family plot.

Published in The Times-Picayune (Shreveport, LA), September 13, 1928


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  • Created by: Ron Manley
  • Added: 26 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12177230
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Philanders Rivers Bridger (26 Sep 1882–12 Sep 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12177230, citing Columbia Hill Cemetery, Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Ron Manley (contributor 46788603) .