Obituary Details

Major Alfred Holmes Beach

(03/31/1877 - 01/01/1946)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 01/03/1946

Major Alfred H. Beach dies in Calif.

Alfred H. Beach, former resident of Lusk, died at the Veterans Hospital in Los Angeles, Wednesday morning. Mrs. W. W. Edmondson, sister-in-law, was advised yesterday.

Major Beach was a veteran of the first World War, attaining the rank of Major, and came to Lusk after the close of the war to start law practice. He was located here for several years and in Casper and the Salt Creek oil field.

He was instrumental in organizing the first American Legion posts in Wyoming and for many years was active in Legion affairs.

He is to be buried at Grand Junction, Colorado, where the family has been living. Major Beach was 70 years of age at the time of his death.

Additional information from Find a Grave website:

Birth: Mar. 31, 1877, Bridgeport, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA

Death: Jan. 1, 1946, Colorado, USA

Son of Middleton Summer Hatten Beach & Elnora Cynthia Smith. Married Cora May Brown on 06 DEC 1906 in Lakin, Kearny, Kansas. Children are Alfred Holmes Beach, Jr., Ann Harriet Beach, Stewart Middleton Beach, John E, Mary E & James Hatten Beach.

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Parents: Middleton S Beach (1849 - 1919), Elnora C Beach (1854 - 1907)

Ann Harriet Beach (1908 - 1944)*
Stewart Middleton Beach (1910 - 1966)*

Cora May Brown Beach (1878 - 1968)

Major Field Artillery

Municipal Cemetery
Orchard Mesa
Mesa County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Blk 7

Created by: Lisa Luther
Record added: Oct 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60510003

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