Los Angeles Times, June 26, 1952:
Miss Veda Andrew
Funeral services for Miss Veda Andrew, 61, of 7654 Hollywood Blvd., will be conducted tomorrow at 11 a.m. at the Pierce Bros. Mortuary, 720 W Washington Blvd. Miss Andrew died Tuesday at Monte Sano Hospital following a short illness. For 25 years Miss Andrew was a teacher at the Bakeman Street Elementary School in North Hollywood. She cam here 30 years ago. She leaves her sister, Miss Verna Andrew.
Los Angeles Times, December 19, 1941:
Santa Monica Marine Killed
George Bailey, 20, Met Death in Action, His Mother Notified
SANTA MONICA. Dec. 18. – George Bailey, 20, was killed in
action while serving with the United States Marine Corps,
according to official notification received by his mother,
Mrs. Rose Bailey, 222 Bicknell St.
Young Bailey had just completed his first year of service, having enlisted shortly after his graduation from Santa Monica High School.
He was born here and was a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Carroll, pioneer residents.
He leaves, besides his mother, a sister, Patsy, and a brother, Jack. The latter recently enlisted with the marines and will leave for active duty tomorrow.
MRS. ANNA E. L. CLARK
Funeral rites for Mrs. Anna E. L. Clark, 43 years of age, native of Los Angeles and teacher at Hollenbeck Junior High School, who died Friday at her home, 4532 Cimarron street, were conducted yesterday at the Wee Kirk o’ the Heather. Interment was in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Mrs. Clark leaves her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James H. Lloyd, at the family home.
Los Angeles Times, August 16, 1944:
Miss Alice Claypool
Funeral services for Miss Alice Claypool, Los Angeles Board of Education teacher for nearly a half-century, were conducted yesterday at Edwards Bros. Colonial Mortuary. Burial will take place at Santa Rosa, where she was born 83 years ago, a daughter of James Cockrill, first white settler of Santa Rosa. Miss Claypool leaves three sisters, Misses Mary F. Claypool, Lillian M. Claypool and Mildred Claypool, all of whom are former Los Angeles schoolteachers, at the family residence, 2427 W. 22nd St.
Los Angeles Times, September 13, 1944:
Miss Mabel Davisson
Funeral services for Miss Mabel Davisson, 84, retired Los Angeles city schoolteacher of 133 N. Alexandria Ave., who died Monday, will be conducted at 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Little Church of the Flowers, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Miss Davisson, who retired 10 years ago after teaching for 40 years in local schools - most of the time at the Logan Street School, numbered among her students Superior Judge Clarence Kincaid.
Los Angeles Times, May 21, 1942:
Sister Justine Deaver
Requiem mass for Sister Justine Deaver, 61, native
Californian and Catholic schoolteacher, who died Tuesday at St.
Vincent's Hospital, will be said today at 9 a.m. at the hospital's
chapel. Interment, under direction of Cunningham and O'Connor, will
follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Sister Justine was born in Wilmington and was a member of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. She was a teacher at St. Vincent's School in Santa Barbara.
Covina Athlete Dead in War
Ernest B. Dickens, 20, Member of High School 1940 Graduating Class
COVINA, Dec. 17. –
Covina’s first war casualty was reported today when word
was received of the death of Ernest B. Dickens, 20,
The son of Mr. and Mrs. George Dickens of 1721 W. Hellman Ave., Alhambra, Ernest spent his boyhood here and in Baldwin Park. In June, 1940, he was graduated from Covina High School where he was a track star. He was also an Eagle Scout. His father is employed by the Los Angeles Bureau of Power and Light.
Imperial Valley Has First War Casualty
EL CENTRO, Dec. 18. – Imperial Valley’s first reported war casualty was recorded when H. H. Dukes, 450 Heil Ave., received word that his son, Billy Joe, 20, was killed in action at Hawaii. Billy Joe had been in the Navy for more than a year. He was a former student at Central Union High School.
MRS. LELA M. DUNN
Funeral services for Mrs. Lela M. Dunn, teacher at the Washington-street School ten years, who died Monday at the family residence, 4306 South Hoover street, were conducted yesterday from the W. A. Brown Mortuary. Interment was in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Mrs. Dunn, 52 years of age, came to Los Angeles in 1913. She leaves two daughters, Marjorie and Dorothy Dunn.
Los Angeles Times, Aug 29, 1903:
Los Angeles Times, Feb 2, 1951:
GLENDALE EDUCATOR, JENNIE FREEMAN, DIES
Miss Jennie Young Freeman, 71, for 25 years head of the English department at Glendale Union High School, died yesterday morning at her home, 1613 Don Carlos Ave., Glendale.
Miss Freeman retired in 1916 and at that time was also acting dean of girls at the high school. Before coming to Glendale she was an English teacher in San Bernardino High School.
Miss Freeman was born in Provincetown, Mass., and was educated at Boston University and Columbia University. She was prominent in the California Teachers Association, having served there as president, and in the American Association of University Women.
She leaves a sister, Miss Faustina Freeman, of Provincetown, and a brother, Irving Freeman, now residing in Florida.
Los Angeles Times, April 4, 1935:
MISS ONA V. DICK
Funeral services for Miss Ona V. Dick, 56 years of age, for thirty-four years a teacher in the Los Angeles city schools, will be conducted tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. in Bresee Brothers chapel, 855 South Figueroa street. Interment will be in Inglewood Park Cemetery. Miss Dick died at her home, 1196 West Thirty-sixth street, Tuesday. She was born in Jefferson, Iowa, and leaves her father J. Will Dick; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Dick Humphreys, and a brother, Clyde O. Dick.
Los Angeles Times, August 2, 1894:
AFTER A LONG ILLNESS.
Death of William M. Friesner, Late Superintendent of Public Schools.
&nbps; After a long illness, William M. Friesner,
late Superintendent of Public Schools, died yesterday
morning at 4 o'clock, aged 43 years. The deceased, as
a public educator, had a long and honorable career, and
his death will be deeply regretted here and elsewhere by
both parents and children, who had learned to respect him
for his purity of character and his faithful, conscientious
work as a teacher.
After serving as principal of high schools at Lethopolis, O., from 1872 to 1873, he served in a similar capacity in the Portsmouth, O. high schools from 1875 to 1879, and was then promoted to be superintendent of the city schools in that place, which position he creditably filled from 1879 to 1881. From 1881 to 1885 he was superintendent of schools at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after which he located in this city, where he was elected Superintendent of Public Schools in 1885, and served until July, 1893, when failing health admonished him that his working days were over. A widow and a son, 5 years old, survive him.
Los Angeles Times, December 4, 1920:
GIRL STUDENT DIES.
Parents Rushed Here on Special Train from Mexican City
Funeral services will be held in the Temple of
Flowers at Forest Lawn Cemetery at 11 o'clock this morning
for Margaret Finley, a 16-year-old student at the Collegiate
School here, who died yesterday morning after an illness of
a little more than a week.
Miss Finley was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Finley, who live in Mexico, at Empalme, Son. Mr. Finley is superintendent of the Southern Pacific Railroad of Mexico, and the parents were rushed here in a special train as soon as they were notified of their daughter's illness.
Los Angeles Times, March 18, 1937:
Charles B. Cass
Final rites for Charles Beecher Cass, 17-year-old
son of Louis Cass, Los Angeles insurance broker, will be
conducted at 2 p.m. today from the Wee Kirk o' the Heather
under direction of the Forest Lawn mortuary.
A student at Pomona College, Cass died Monday morning in the Pomona Valley Hospital from injuries received in an automobile accident Sunday night.
Los Angeles Times, June 13, 1948:
Mrs. Iris Crosby Field, 57, a teacher at Manual Arts High school until her retirement because of ill health four years ago, died yesterday at Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital. A resident here for 20 years, Mrs. Field lived at 6233 Mulholland Highway. She leaves her husband Charles and a brother, C. Byron Crosby. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wee Kirk o' the Heather, Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Los Angeles Times, July 23, 1950:
Horace M. Clark
Horace Matney Clark, 61, retired teacher in the Los Angeles City school system, died yesterday in Hollywood Hospital. Mr. Clark was a native of Wisconsin. He bagan teaching in the schools here in 1920 after his discharge from the Marine Corps in World War I. He was a member of the University Lodge of the Masonic Order and lived at 234 W. Adams Blvd. He leaves a sister, Miss Theodosia Clark. Funeral services will be arranged by the J. H. Riedeman Mortuary.