Emmett R. Curtin, Jr.

Male 1893 - 1949  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name Emmett R. Curtin 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born ca 1893  Allentown, Alma, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Oct 1949  Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima, Allen Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • E. R. Curtin, Jr., Dies Monday

      Former President Of West Ohio Gas Co.

      Emmett R. Curtin, Jr., 56, prominent in Lima business affairs, died unexpectedly at 3:45 p.m. Monday in St. Rita's hospital. Death was attributed to a cerebral hemorrhage.

      Mr. Curtin, an active member of various boards of directors in the city, held oil interests in Texas and mining investments in the Quebec and Ontario Canada regions.

      He was born in Allentown, N.Y., and attended Lima high school, Miami Military Institute at Germantown, O., and Western Reserve university, Cleveland. He served as an officer in World War I. In 1931, he became president of the West Oil Gas Co., succeeding his father. He resigned the position several years later.

      Mr. Curtin was a member of the board of directors of the Superior Coach Corp., the Colonial Finance Co. and the Lima Telephone and Telegraph Co. During World War II, he was administrator of the War Finance committee for this area.

      His fraternal affiliations included membership in Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, Shawnee Country club, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge No. 54 and the Lima club.

      Mr. Curtin was a member of the Garrett Wykoff lodge No. 585 Free and Accepted Masons; Lima Chapter No. 49, Royal Arch Masons; Lima Council No. 20, Royal and Select Masters; Shawnee Commandery No. 14, Knights Templar; Scottish Rite, Valley of Ohio; Zenobia Shrine of Toledo and the Lima Shrine club.

      His widow, Hazel, is his only survivor. Private funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Curtin family vault in Woodlawn cemetery. The Rev. John W. Berger will officiate, with interment in the vault.

      (published in The Lima News, Tuesday, October 25, 1949)
    Person ID I45513  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2020 

    Father Emmett R. Curtin,   b. Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1931, Lima, Allen Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Effie M. Allen,   b. 1868, Allentown, Alma, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1937, Lima, Allen Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1891  Belmont, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - ca 1893 - Allentown, Alma, Allegany Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Oct 1949 - Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima, Allen Co., Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
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