Roy Cochran Wilhelm

Roy Cochran Wilhelm

Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, USA
Death 20 Dec 1951 (aged 76)
North Lovell, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Burial Stoneham, Oxford County, Maine, USA
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Memorial ID 148863335 · View Source
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North Lovell Maine, December 20, 1951. Roy C. Wilhelm, retired head of the New York coffee importing firm of R.C. Wilhelm & Co. Inc. died today in Norway, Maine, hospital. His age was 74. Mr. Wilhelm had passed his summers here since 1931 and lived in a Swiss Chalet he built on his retirement in 1942. He made his permanent home here.

Born in Zaneville, Ohio, he operated the New York coffee importing firm for 45 years. He was also connected for 45 years with the Bahá’í World Faith.

Roy C. Wilhelm was names a Hand of the Cause of God by Shoghi Effendi upon his death:

Heart filled sorrow loss greatly prized, much loved, highly admired herald Bahá’u’lláh’s Covenant, Roy Wilhelm. Distinguished career enriched annals concluding years Heroic opening years Formative Age Faith. Sterling qualities endeared him his beloved Master, 'Abdu’l-Bahá. His saintliness, indomitable faith, outstanding services local, national, international, exemplary devotion, qualify him join ranks Hands (of) Cause, insure him everlasting reward Abhá Kingdom.

Advise hold memorial gathering Temple befitting his unforgettable services lofty rank."


December 24, 1951.

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  • Created by: Candace Hill
  • Added: 8 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 148863335
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Roy Cochran Wilhelm (17 Sep 1875–20 Dec 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 148863335, citing Wilhelm Family Cemetery, Stoneham, Oxford County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Candace Hill (contributor 47629018) .