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Horace Ober Coolidge, Jr.

Horace Ober Coolidge, Jr.

Male 1924 - 2010  (85 years)

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  • Name Horace Ober Coolidge 
    Born 24 Jun 1924  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Census 1930 (Age 6)  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1940 (Age 16)  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    History Horace graduated from Petersham High School in June. According to his obituary, "He was attending Northeastern University when he entered the service during World War II. He served in the United States Army Air Corps and earned a certificate in topographical cartography from Franklin Technical Institute before deploying to Europe. He joined the 9th Engineer Command and served in England, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany. Upon returning from the service he returned to Northeastern University and earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering, graduating with honors in 1951. He was a member of Tau Beta Pi and Pi Tau Sigma Honor Societies for excellence in engineering. Mr. Coolidge was employed at the Rodney Hunt Company for 35 years as a Mechanical Engineer, he retired in 1987. He was a charter member of the Petersham American Legion Post 415, a member of the First Congregational Parish Unitarian Church, a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a Licensed Professional Engineer. Mr. Coolidge's service to his church included work on the Parish, Finance, Canvas, and Buildings and Grounds committees. He worked on many projects including ministerial searches, and the annual Levee. He was active on numerous town committees including the finance committee, planning board, town hall building committee and was a corporator of the Petersham Memorial Library.?  [4
    Military 12 Mar 1943 to 18 Nov 1945 (Age 19)  [7
    Residence 1996 (Age 72)  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 23 Jan 2004 (Age 80)  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 2010 (Age 86)  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 16 Jan 2010  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Buried 30 Jan 2010  East Street Cemetery, Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Siblings 4 Siblings 
    Person ID I438  | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Peter
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2016 

    Father Horace Ober Coolidge,   b. 14 Nov 1896, Wellesley, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1955, Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Ruth Miranda Amsden,   b. 5 Jul 1896, Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1988, Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1918  Wellesley, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage He was 21 years - She was 21 years  
    Family ID F205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Doris Hildergard Nelson,   b. 15 Apr 1928, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 2012, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1948  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age at Marriage He was 24 years - She was 20 years  
    Children 3 children 
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jun 1924 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jul 1948 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John Craig Coolidge - 13 Sep 1952 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Susan Martha Coolidge - 1 Jun 1959 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1996 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 23 Jan 2004 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2010 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Jan 2010 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Jan 2010 - East Street Cemetery, Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S79] Coolidge, Rosamond. letter: 1989, (Letter to Robert Roy, 1989).

    2. [S91] Town Clerk of Petersham. Street List, Petersham, Mass - 1996, (Petersham, Massachusets: Town of Petersham, 1997).

    3. [S386] Ruth, Mary. Descendants of Susan Carter Delvy, (Stoney Creek, North Carolina: manuscript, 2002).

    4. [S548] Obituary of Horace O. Coolidge Jr., (Athol, Massachusetts: Athol Daily News, 27 January 2010).

    5. [S83] Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    6. [S871] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current , Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (2012)).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 47219974

    7. [S1040] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

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

    9. [S806] 1940 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).

    10. [S418] Obituary of Albert A. Coolidge "Albert A. Coolidge - Active In Church", (Athol, Massachusetts: Athol Daily News, 24 January 2004).