Lewis Darwin Wilson

Pennsylvania, USA
Death 16 Nov 1959 (aged 51)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section F, Lot 174
Memorial ID 175479567 View Source

Lewis D. Wilson

Lewis Darwin Wilson, 51, a former Wilmingtonian who had been a traveling auditors for the Du Pont Company until moving to San Francisco 14 years ago, died unexpectedly Monday night in San Francisco of a heart attack.

Mr. Wilson, the son of the late Thomas F. and Edith Wilson, was born in Pennsylvania, but lived in Wilmington most of his younger life and was educated in the public schools here. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and its Wharton School of Finance.

Prior to World War II, of which he was a veteran, and after the war, Mr. Wilson worked as a travelling auditor for the Du Pont Company out of the Wilmington office. For the past 14 years after moving there, he had been an accountant in San Francisco. While in Wilmington he was a parishioner of the Episcopal Cathedral Church of St. John.

Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Herbert L. Keene, Sr.; three aunts, Miss Margaret and Miss Lillian Wilson and Mrs. Mary E. Ford; a nephew, Herbert L. Keene, Jr., and a niece, Mrs. Mary Lou Erdman, all of Wilmington.

Services will be held Saturday at 10 a. m. in the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, Twenty-fourth and Market Streets. The Rev. Lloyd E. Gressle, dean of the Cathedral Church, will officiate. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call Friday after 7 p. m. at the funeral home.

(Journal-Every Evening, Wilmington, DE, 18 Nov 1959 (Wednesday), Page 10)

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