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 William Graham

William Graham

Birth
Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
Death 23 Aug 1942 (aged 41)
Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Scott City, Scott County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 21335 · View Source
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Wagoneer for the 6th division of the 51st Infantry during World War I.

Funeral Rites for William Graham, War Vet, to be Wednesday.

The body of Wm M. Graham, who died at the Veteran's Hospital at Jefferson Barracks Sunday, arrived early today and was taken to the home of his step-father and mother Mr. and Mrs. C H Steele, 559 South Frederick Street. He had been at the hospital for about two months, suffering with a lung abscess.

Funeral services will be conducted at 4:15 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Seabaugh Funeral Home by the Rev. R M Crenshaw, pastor of the Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in the Lightner Cemetery at Illmo.

Mr. Graham was born in Hardin County, Illinois, and came to Cape Girardeau when he was nine years old. He served in the Army during the first World War and after the war worked as a mechanic at garages and repair shops here. He was a member of the American Legion which will have charge of the rites at the cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, and five sons, William C., Walter, James, Earl O., and Paul Graham; four daughters, Mrs Ray Fields , and Misses Helen Marie, Edna May, and Pauline Graham all of the home; a brother Hosea Graham of Cape Girardeau, and four sisters, Mrs. William Daniel, Mrs. Louis Banch, and Mrs JP Culbertson of Cape Girardeau and Mrs. E C Gibson of Oran.

Obituary from The Southeast Missourian August 25, 1942


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  • Added: 15 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21335
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Graham (5 Nov 1900–23 Aug 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21335, citing Lightner Cemetery, Scott City, Scott County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .