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 Thomas Wildcat Alford

Thomas Wildcat Alford

Birth
Oklahoma, USA
Death 3 Aug 1938 (aged 78)
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Tecumseh, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 40327888 · View Source
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Absentee Shawnee Indian Teacher, Advisor, Interpreter & DIRECT DESCENDANT OF CHIEF TECUMSEH!

Thomas Wildcat Alford, known as one of the outstanding Indian leaders and educators in Oklahoma, will be honored in final rites at his home, east of Benson Park, at 2:30 Thursday afternoon. The 78-year-old benefactor of his fellow tribesmen succumbed to a long illness at 2:45 Wednesday morning at his home, south of Shawnee. Rev. M. Jordan of Tecumseh will be in charge of the service to be followed by burial in the Tecumseh Cemetery at 3 o'clock when a Masonic graveside service will be held. Alford was a thirty-second degree Mason and a member of the McAlester consistory. Alford was 78 years old at the time of his death. He had been in failing health for some time.
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  • Created by: John Vincent "VINCE" Powers
  • Added: 5 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40327888
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Wildcat Alford (Jun 1860–3 Aug 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40327888, citing Tecumseh Cemetery, Tecumseh, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by John Vincent "VINCE" Powers (contributor 47110613) .