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Arthur Chester Abraham

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Arthur Chester Abraham Veteran

Birth
Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Mississippi, USA
Death
19 Jun 1974 (aged 48)
Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Mississippi, USA
Burial
Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Mississippi, USA Add to Map
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Arthur Chester Abraham was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, the youngest son of Sam and Julia Abraham. He graduated from Clarksdale High School and from the School of Engineering at Ole Miss where he held a football scholarship, but distinguished himself in athletics in the Mid-South Golden Gloves boxing competitions during the 1940s. He served in the Navy during World War II.
For a period he was associated with Salmon Sales Co., an agricultural chemical distributor, later joining his brother, Sam Abraham, owner of Clarksdale Beverage Co, a multi-county beer distributorship.
He was survived by his wife, the former Miss Juanita Peters, and two children, Susan Scott, 11, and Sam Chester, 5.
His brothers and sisters who survive him are Mrs. Leo Boolos of Vicksburg, Mrs. Mamie Meena of Jackson, Sam Abraham, George Abraham, Mrs. George Adams, Mrs Vincent Brocato, Mrs Frank Wilson, all of Clarksdale, and Mrs John P. Craig of Loliet, Ill.
Arthur Chester Abraham was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, the youngest son of Sam and Julia Abraham. He graduated from Clarksdale High School and from the School of Engineering at Ole Miss where he held a football scholarship, but distinguished himself in athletics in the Mid-South Golden Gloves boxing competitions during the 1940s. He served in the Navy during World War II.
For a period he was associated with Salmon Sales Co., an agricultural chemical distributor, later joining his brother, Sam Abraham, owner of Clarksdale Beverage Co, a multi-county beer distributorship.
He was survived by his wife, the former Miss Juanita Peters, and two children, Susan Scott, 11, and Sam Chester, 5.
His brothers and sisters who survive him are Mrs. Leo Boolos of Vicksburg, Mrs. Mamie Meena of Jackson, Sam Abraham, George Abraham, Mrs. George Adams, Mrs Vincent Brocato, Mrs Frank Wilson, all of Clarksdale, and Mrs John P. Craig of Loliet, Ill.


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