James Allen Aaron

James Allen Aaron

Birth
Union County, Illinois, USA
Death 19 Sep 2006 (aged 93)
Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
Burial Anna, Union County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 17237481 · View Source
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Born near Alto Pass, Illinois, a son of James Ritchie and Daisy Victoria Adeline (Edmonds) Aaron. He married Ruth E. Sweet on March 14, 1931, in Jonesboro. The couple's children: Jack Allen Aaron of Bristo., Virginia; and Lawana Ruth Garrett, Fredrickstown, Missouri.

He attended Chillicothe Business Collesg in Chillicothe, Missouri.

He was a manager at Western Union in Highland in 1931 and worked in Greenville, Vandalia, Harrisburg and Carbondale, Illinois.

He was president of the worldwide Baraca Philathea Union in 1979 and a part-time broadcast engineer for radio station WDWS for several years. He taught guitar, sold musical instruments and played electric Hawaiian guitar in seveal groups. He wrote 40 songs and published the booklet "Handbook of Common Sense". Active in several Masonic organizations, he was a member of Western Star Lodge No. 240 A.F. and A.M.


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  • Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
  • Added: 1 Jan 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17237481
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Allen Aaron (26 Feb 1913–19 Sep 2006), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17237481, citing Casper Church Cemetery, Anna, Union County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Bob & Nancy Cannon (contributor 46739623) .