Edward Lawrence Whitaker

  • Birth 4 Jul 1874 Atchison County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 26 May 1915 Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Baker City, Baker County, Oregon, USA
  • Plot Loc 17, Plot 0, Grave 4
  • Memorial ID 32738333

4th of 5 children of FREDERICK LUCIUS WHITAKER & NANCY IRENA WAKEFIELD

Occupation: Miner (Ed & Ada w/children lived on a placer mine)

Born: Pardee, Atchison Co., Kansas

Died: at age 41; cancerous mouth tumor, at his parent's home

Married: Apr 22, 1902, ADA AGNES (CHAMBERLIN) CHAMBERS, Grand Junction, Mesa Co., Colorado

Seven children:
1. Vera Stanislaus WHITAKER
1903 - 1983
2. Leonard F. WHITAKER
1905 - 1965
3. Zelda Beatrice WHITAKER
1907 - 1989
4. Donald Edward WHITAKER
1909 - 1995
5. Melvin Lawrence WHITAKER
1911 - 1943
6. Thelma Marie WHITAKER
1912 - 1996
7. Edward Joseph WHITAKER
1914 - 1978


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May 27, 1915, Morning Democrat, Baker, Baker Co., Oregon:
DEATH CLAIMS ED WHITAKER
Baker Man Passed Away In Spokane.

Ed Whittaker of this city, whose life hung in balance for several weeks at Spokane, where he went for treatment for cancer, passed away early yesterday morning, according to advices received by friends here yesterday. The body will be shipped here for burial and will arrive at 1:40 tomorrow afternoon. The funeral will be held Friday at the St. Francis Cathedral, but the exact hour has not been set. Mrs. Whitaker, summoned to Spokane about a week ago, was at his bedside when the end came.

The deceased was well known in mining circles, at one time being manager of the Paddy Creek properties and interested in others in this section for many years past. His wife and several children survive. Mr. Whittaker was about 45 years of age.
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Gravesite Details Buried May 28, 1915

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  • Created by: Catherine <i>Clemens</i> Sevenau
  • Added: 7 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32738333
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Lawrence Whitaker (4 Jul 1874–26 May 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32738333, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Baker City, Baker County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Catherine <i>Clemens</i> Sevenau (contributor 47082189) .