Ernest Earl Duke

Photo added by Geraldine "Gerry" Humes

Ernest Earl Duke

  • Birth 25 Oct 1902 Malden, Dunklin County, Missouri, USA
  • Death Mar 1966 Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, USA
  • Burial Sebastopol, Sonoma County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 26223492

Husband of, Reba Evelyn Mizell Duke.
Son of, James William Duke & Mattie Belle Hughey Duke.

Ernest Earl Duke, was apprenticed as a stone mason. He was also, a police officer in St. Louis, Missouri. He did some teaching and, tried several times going back to Missouri to be a farmer but, he never made it as a farmer. As a stone mason, he worked on Mount Rushmore and, the road over Tioga Pass into Yosemite. He carved the gargoyels on the old federal building in San Francisco and, the stone bears that stand on the California side of Klamath River.


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  • Created by: Lin
  • Added: 23 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26223492
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest Earl Duke (25 Oct 1902–Mar 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26223492, citing Sebastopol Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Sebastopol, Sonoma County, California, USA ; Maintained by Lin (contributor 46798906) .