Waldron, James Alexander

Morning Oregonian, August 5, 1924
James Alexander Waldron.
Funeral services for James Alexander Waldron will be held today at Holman’s undertaking parlors, followed by interment in Mountain View Cemetery at Oregon City. Mr. Waldron was a member of Lincoln-Garfield Post, Grand Army of the Republic, having served with Company G, 46th regiment of regular Iowa volunteer infantry in the civil war. He was to have been a local delegate to the Grand Army of the Republic encampment in Boston August 10.
The veteran was a nephew of Amuel Waldron, Oregon pioneer of 1852. He was born in Butler county, Pa., in 1844 and moved to Iowa with his parents in 1850. His youth was spent in that sate. Mr. Waldron attending the University of Iowa. He married Jennie Siemmons in 1867 and moved to Oregon in 1909. In recent years he lived with his daughter Elizabeth and Alice at 1099 Carlton avenue. A paralytic stroke caused his death.
Mr. Waldron is survived by the following children: Walter S. and James Waldron of Alberta, Canada; John Waldron of Oak Grove; Mrs. Francis K. Byrkit of Wellesley, Mass; Garvin B. Waldron of Boston, and Elizabeth and Alice Waldron of Portland.
Chaplain W. S. Gilbert will have charge of the funeral services.

Oregon Death Index:
Name: James A Waldron
Death Date: 2 Aug 1924
Death Place: Portland
Certificate: 1947


MILITARY:

Name: James A . Waldron
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Iowa
Regiment: 47th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)
Company: G
Rank In: Corporal
Rank Out: Fifth Corporal
Film Number: M541 roll 27

Name: James A Waldron
Residence: Iowa
Age at Enlistment: 21
Enlistment Date: 7 May 1864
Rank at enlistment: 6th Corporal
State Served: Iowa
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Promoted to Full 5th Corporal on 29 Jun 1864.Enlisted in Company G, Iowa 47th Infantry Regiment on 04 Jun 1864. Mustered out on 28 Sep 1864 at Davenport, IA.
Birth Date: abt 1843
Sources: Roster & Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of Rebellion

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