Amos G Duncan

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Amos G Duncan

Birth
Missouri, USA
Death 19 Oct 1945 (aged 55)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 40
Memorial ID 41344267 · View Source
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Amos Duncan, for many years one of the Negro political leaders of Springfield, died yesterday at his home, East Monroe street. A sufferer of heart trouble, he had been confined to his home for the last week. Duncan came to Springfield when he was a boy. When he reached his majority he became active in Republican politics, serving as a precinct committeeman. He was a member of the police department for six years and for eight years was a deputy sheriff. He was connected with various business ventures and once operated a motion picture house on East Washington street. At the time of his death he was engaged in the tavern business.

Survivors are his wife, Phoebe; one daughter, Laveda Madonna; two brothers, Hal of Los Angeles, Calif., and Nathaniel, city.

- IL State Journal, Springfield, IL, 10-20-1945
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Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
Name: Amos Duncan
Birth Date: 23 Jul 1890
Birth Place: Anxraus, MO
Death Date: 19 Oct 1945
Death Place: Spfld, Sangamon, Illinois
Burial Date: 24 Oct 1945
Burial Place: Springfield, Sang., Ill.
Cemetery Name: Oak Ridge
Death Age: 55
Occupation: Owns Private Club
Race: Black
Marital status: M
Gender: Male
Street address: 1201 E. Monroe St.
Residence: Springfield, Capitol, Sang., Ill.
Father Name: Chas Duncan
Father Birth Place: MO.
Mother Name: Mickeus
Mother Birth Place: MO.
Spouse Name: Alvie


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  • Created by: BjJ
  • Added: 30 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41344267
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amos G Duncan (23 Jul 1890–19 Oct 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41344267, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .