Theodore Germain

 
 Today we honor & tell the life story of  Theodore Germain... 
 The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

 The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

Theodore Germain was born on January 16th 1875 to Pierre Germain & Julia Savariat Germain… He had black hair & brown eyes...

☆ Interesting events that occurred in the United States during Theodore's birth year of 1875 included...

▪  On March 1st 1875, the United States Congress passes the Civil Rights Act, which prohibits racial discrimination in public accommodations and jury duty...

▪  On May 17th, 1875 Aristides wins the first Kentucky Derby...


▪  On November 9th, 1875 In Washington, D.C., Indian Inspector E.C. Watkins issues a report stating that hundreds of Sioux and Cheyenne tribes associated with Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse are hostile to the United States (the Battle of the Little Bighorn is fought in Montana the next year in 1876)...

▪  On November 22nd, 1875, 18th United States president Ulysses S. Grant's Vice President Henry Wilson dies from a stroke...

 

On October 5th 1898, Theodore enlisted to serve in the Spanish-American War... Theodore served as Corporal in Battery I, 4th Artillery... Corporal Germain was honorably discharged  May 29th 1902.... On September 12th, he registered for the draft during the First World War... in the state of New Jersey....

Eventually, Mr. Germain moved  to the Sunshine State of Florida.... Theodore  married his wife Kathryn E. Morgan in Tampa, Florida on February 28th 1938... 


Theodore Germain passed away on October 26th 1956...  The following was quoted from Mr. Germain's Obituary published in The Tampa Tribune on October 28th  1956:

"Theodore Germain, Spanish-American War Veteran, Dies
Theodore Germain, 81, of 7905 Klondyke St., died Friday morning at his home.
He was a native of Massachusetts and had been a resident of Tampa for 20 years. Mr. Germain was a Spanish-American War veteran and was a member of Charles A. Tansil Camp, Spanish-American War Veteran, New Port Richey.
Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Kathryn Germain, Tampa, and a brother, Peter Germain, Rochester, N. Y.
Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 11 o'clock from Wilson Sammon Company Funeral Home. MacDill Field will furnish military honors. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery."
 

☆ Theodore Germain ☆
 Beloved Husband ☆ Veteran of the Spanish American War 

...Before & After...

 

published by: Jen armbruster
The Good Cemeterian Historical Preservation Project, 2018


 
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