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 Adelaide <I>Alexander</I> Tichenor

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Adelaide Alexander Tichenor

Birth
Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio, USA
Death 10 May 1924 (aged 78)
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Inglewood Mausoleum
Memorial ID 63480414 View Source
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Daughter of John and Courance Hamlin Alexander. She went to college at the St. Louis Normal College in Missouri. After graduating she furthered her education at the Art School in Boston then went into teaching. In 1884 she came to California, while in San Bernardino she met and married Lester Tichenor (8/13/1885).

Date 13 MAY 1924
Source: Long Beach Press
ABSTRACT- Died May 10, 1924 at 1539 E. Ocean Ave., aged 78. Funeral at St. Luke's church. Interment at Inglewood Park mausoleum. To many she was the "mother" of Long Beach, founding the Ebell Club, Women's Club, Long Beach Day Nursery and helping persuade Andrew Carnegie to fund a public library in this city. A children's hospital will be built with money from her estate.


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  • Created by: BJW
  • Added: 29 Dec 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 63480414
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/63480414/adelaide-tichenor : accessed ), memorial page for Adelaide Alexander Tichenor (9 Oct 1845–10 May 1924), Find a Grave Memorial ID 63480414, citing Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by BJW (contributor 47094611) .