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Robert Henry "Bob" Bolza

Robert Henry "Bob" Bolza

Male 1915 - 2003  (88 years)

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  • Name Robert Henry Bolza 
    Relationshipwith Peter Delva
    Born 07 Apr 1915  Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Census 1920 (Age 5)  Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1930 (Age 15)  Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    History Bob graduated in 1933 from Pittsfield High School, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. According to his obituary "Bolza was a retired senior vice president, treasurer and trustee of the former City Savings Bank of Pittsfield, now Legacy Banks. He began his banking career with the savings bank in 1931, while a high school student. He was employed at the bank for 44 years. A graduate of the School of Banking at Rutgers University, he served with the Army Air Corps Intelligence Service in the European, African and Middle Eastern Theaters during World War II, until his discharge with the rank of sergeant in 1945. He was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Pittsfield. A golfer, he was a longtime member of the Pittsfield Country Club, a 66-year member and past master of Crescent Lodge of Masons, A.F.& A.M., Pittsfield, and a former member of the Keene Country Club. He enjoyed reading and traveling. He lived in Pittsfield for 58 years, moving to the Keene area in 1975. He was a winter resident of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., for 24 years."  [2
    Died 18 Apr 2003  Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried 17 May 2003  Central Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I2213  | Spouse of a Delvee
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2015 

    Father Emil Bolza,   b. 1886, Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Alma Herbst,   b. 6 Mar 1891, Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1972, Lenox, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marion Jayne "Beb" Whitney,   b. 08 Apr 1922, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Nov 2011, Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 06 Oct 1945  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Age at Marriage Robert was 30 years - Marion was 23 years. (Were Married 57 years). 
    Children
     1. Jeffrey Robert Bolza
     
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F1258  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 07 Apr 1915 - Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 06 Oct 1945 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Apr 2003 - Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 May 2003 - Central Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Bob Bolza - 1999
    Bob Bolza - 1999
    Bob Bolza in 1999 at the Delvee Reunion

  • Sources 
    1. [S265] Bolza, Robert H. letter: 2000-06-17 , (Letter to Robert Roy, 17 June 2000).

    2. [S391] Obituary of Robert H. Bolza, (Greenfield, Massachusetts: Greenfield Recorder, 22 April 2003).

    3. [S499] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).

    4. [S509] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).

    5. [S746] Obituary of Marion J. Bolza, (Athol, Massachusetts: Athol Daily News, 14 November 2011).

    6. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).