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Ira Harrison Metzger

  • Birth 1890
  • Death 1 Nov 1918 Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Burial Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 91014715

Killed in the Malbone Street Wreck on Nov 1, 1918.

Ira HARRISON METZGER was born in Brooklyn 29 years ago and lived with his family at 876 East Fourteenth street. He is survived by his wife, Elise T.; a three-year-old daughter, Iris Elaine; his father, David; three sisters, Carrie and Stella and Mrs. Henry PEAVY; and two brothers, Gabriel and Milton. He was a member of Company A, Twenty-third Regiment, N.Y. Guard. Upon graduating from Boys' High School, he took a course in electrical engineering at Cooper Union, and at the time of his death he was engaged with Rickard and Sloan at 20 Vesey street, Manhattan, as technical advertising manager. The funeral will be held on Monday at 2 P.M., Rev. Dr. Nathan S. KRASE officiating. Interment will be at Union Field.

Name Ira H. Metzger
Event Type Death
Event Date 01 Nov 1918
Event Place Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
Address 876 E. 14th St.
Gender Male
Age 28
Marital Status Married
Race White
Occupation Electrical
Birth Year (Estimated) 1890
Birthplace U.S.
Burial Date 04 Nov 1918
Cemetery Union Fields
Father's Name David Metzer
Father's Birthplace France
Mother's Name Henrietta Levy
Mother's Birthplace France


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  • Created by: BKGene
  • Added: 30 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91014715
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ira Harrison Metzger (1890–1 Nov 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91014715, citing Union Field Cemetery, Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by BKGene (contributor 46895980) .