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Lieutenant Colonel William Edward Bradford

Male 1917 - 2000  (82 years)


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  • Name Lieutenant Colonel William Edward Bradford 
    Prefix Lieutenant Colonel 
    Born 26 May 1917  Denver, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Denver, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [4

    • Rollie W. Bradford, 32, printer, born in Illinois. Charlotte G. Bradford, 32, born in Colorado. Hildebrand W. Bradford 9, born in Colorado. Henry R. Bradford, 5 yrs 9 mos, born in Coloradio. William A. Bradford, 2 years 8 mos, born in Colorado.
    Census 1930  Denver, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [5

    • Rollie W. Bradford, 44, President of printing company, born in Illinois, married at age 23. Charlotte Bradford, 44, born in Colorado, married at age 23. Wilber H. Bradford, 19, born in Colorado. Henry R. Bradford, 16, born in Colorado. William E. Bradford, 12, born in Colorado.
    Passenger List 24 Jul 1935  New York City, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    • Name: William Bradford
      Arrival Date: 24 Jul 1935
      Birth Year: abt 1917
      Birth Location: Colo
      Birth Location Other: Denver
      Residence: 401 S Ogden St., Denver, Colorado
      Age: 18
      Gender: Male
      Passport no. I96845
      Port of Departure: Le Havre, France
      Port of Arrival: New York, New York
      Port Arrival State: New York
      Port Arrival Country: United States
      Ship Name: Champlain
    Education 1937  Denver, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    University of Colorado 

    • Name: William Bradford
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1917
      Age: 20
      School: University of Colorado
      School Location: Boulder, Colorado
      Year: 1937
      Yearbook Title: Coloradan Yearbook
    Residence Denver, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [7

    • Name: William E Bradford
      Birth Date: 26 May 1917
      Address: 150 Race St, Denver, CO, 80206-4611 (1995)
    _UID BD016B20DE2A41FABB84DE8167E4589865A0 
    Buried Apr 2000  Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 10 Apr 2000  Denver, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    • William Edward Bradford Obituary

      Bradford Publishing worker, 82

      William Edward Bradford of Denver, a retired Bradford Publishing Co. employee, died April 10. He was 82
      .
      Services were April 13 at Church of the Ascension. Interment was in Fairmount Cemetery.
      He was born May 26, 1917, in Denver. On July 28, 1945, he married Jean Geddes Simson. She preceded him in death. He was a lieutenant colonel in the Army Air Corps. He attended the University of Denver and graduated from Yale University. He was also a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. He was a member of the Denver Country Club, the University Club, the Alberg Club and the Riverside Duck Club.

      He is survived by two sons, William Edward Jr., and Rollie Wilbur, both of Denver; a daughter, Margaret Bell, Denver; and two grandchildren
      .
      Posted 20-Apr-00

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      WILLIAM EDWARD BRADFORD, 82, of Denver died April 10. Services were April 13, with burial at Fairmount Cemetery. Mr. Bradford was born in Denver on May 26, 1917. He married Jean Geddes Simson, 1945. He was a lieutenant colonel in the Army Air Corps. He was retired from publishing. He was a member of the Denver Country Club, University Club and Alberg Club. Survivors include sons William Jr. and Rollie; daughter Margaret Bradford Bell, all of Denver; two grandchildren.
    Person ID I191569  Burgess
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2011 

    Father Rollie Wilber Bradford,   b. Dec 1885, , , Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Charlotte G.,   b. 1888, , , Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1909  , , Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F69477  Group Sheet

    Family Jean Geddes Simson,   b. 1919,   d. Bef 10 Apr 2000, Denver, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1945 
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F69479  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsPassenger List - 24 Jul 1935 - New York City, New York, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2212] New York Passenger Lists, 1820 - 1957, National Archives, ( Ancestry.com).

    2. [S1294] Social Security Death Index, Social Security Administration, ( www.ancestry.com), William E. Bradford born 26 May 1917 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S5006] Colorado, Denver, Denver - Denver Post.

      William Edward Bradford Obituary, 20 Apr 2000

    4. [S1466] Colorado, Denver, Denver - 1920 - Federal Census, Colorado, Denver, Denver, (www.ancestry.com).

    5. [S1460] Colorado, Denver, Denver - 1930 - Federal Census, Colorado, Denver, Denver, (www.ancestry.com).

    6. [S5005] U.S. School Yearbooks, U.S. School Yearbooks, (www.ancestry.com).

    7. [S802] U. S. Public Records Index, MyFamily.com, Inc, (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005).

    8. [S1294] Social Security Death Index, Social Security Administration, ( www.ancestry.com), William E. Bradford died 10 Apr 2000 (Reliability: 3).