Dwight C. Allison

  • Birth 7 Dec 1902 Chester, Hancock County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 7 Oct 1972 East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Hookstown, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 23035984

HISTORY: East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH. Tuesday, 04 Feb 1930, pg. 8.

Allison Hat In Ring For City Clerk

Insurance Agent Asks Convention Slate Place

Meet Saturday

Session To Be Held In City Hall At 7 P.M.

Chester - Dwight Allison, Chester representative for the Prudential Life Insurance company, today announced his candidacy for the city clerk nomination at the Republican convention to be held in the city building at 7:30 o'clock Saturday night. Seven nominees for the offices of mayor, city clerk and the five council seats will be named at the convention. City Clerk A. Earl Wilson and Leslie McMath, employed in the American Sheet and Tin Plate company, are rival candidates for the mayoralty place. Roy Barthley, Fourth ward councilman, will be opposed for renomination by Floyd Peddicord, insurance agent. Other councilman candidates in the field are: J.C. Cunningham, independent, First Ward, and Councilman John Hobbs, seeking re-election in the Second ward. J. Paul Finley, secretary of the Chester independent school board, today said that no petitions had been filled for the two school board places. Frank Huff, Jr., will resign in April, while the three - year term of Harry Oyster expires.

OBITUARY: East Liverpool Evening Review, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH. Saturday, 07 Oct 1972, pg. 1 and pg. 2.

Retired Insurance Man Was 69

C. Dwight Allison Claimed; Services Will Be Monday

C. Dwight Allison, 69, of 315 Indiana Ave., Chester, a retired insurance man, died this morning at 6:40 at City Hospital after a lingering illness. Mr. Allison retired Jan 1, 1968, from the Prudential Insurance Co., after 41 years of service. At one time, he was employed at the Chester Chapel of the Arner Funeral Home. A native of Chester, Mr. Allison was born Dec. 7, 1902, a son of Walter Allison and Nellie Bunting Allison. He was a World War ll veteran. Mr. Allison was active in the American Legion both on a local and state level and was a member of Chester Post 121, where he served as a commander and as a finance officer for a number of years. He was the recipient of several Legion awards. He also belonged to the West Virginia 40 & 8 and was a past chef da gare. He was a member of the Chester Westminster United Presbyterian Church and Chester Masonic Lodge 142. Mr. Allison helped form the Grant District Burial Group. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ruth McElfresh Allison at home; a brother, Eugene Allison of Chester, and two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Mickits of Hollywood, Fla., and Mrs. Josephine Kimble of Chester. Services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Chester Chapel by the Rev. Harry Holeton of the Chester Christian Church and the Rev. Allen S. Fields of the New Cumberland Christian Church. Burial will be in Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Hookstown. The Grant District Burial Group will conduct services at the cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel Sunday.

Allison lineage back to Thomas Allanson, English extraction, London.

Thomas Allanson/Mary Roberts
Charles Allanson/ ? Posey
Thomas Allison/Barbary Burch
Charles Allison/Barbara Moore
Samuel Allison/Fielder Hardy
Burgess Allison, Sr./Sarah Barkley
Enoch W. Allison/Mary Ann Barkley
Walter C. Allison/Nellie S. Bunting
Dwight C. Allison


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  • Created by: George Alexander Allison, Jr.
  • Added: 22 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23035984
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dwight C. Allison (7 Dec 1902–7 Oct 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23035984, citing Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Hookstown, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by George Alexander Allison, Jr. (contributor 46812554) .