Born: April 19,
Location: Whiskeytown, California
Died: June 23, 1952 Age: 63 years
Cause of Death: Unknown
Location: San Francisco, California
Buried: Shasta Masonic and IOOF Cem., Shasta, CA
James Drummond Blair
Mother: Eunice Francis Crocker
Occupation: US Treasury Agent, Postmaster,
Bank Teller, WWI soldier.
Health Issues: Unknown, info wanted
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- Obituary, see transcript below
- Was a soldier serving in France in 1919, according to
Obituary: The Record Searchlight: Redding,
California, Wed. June
25, 1952: page 12::
KENNETH BLAIR DIES IN S.F.
Kenneth Victor Blair, member of a pioneer family in Shasta county, died
yesterday at San Francisco at the age of 63. He was a former postmaster at
Kennett, which is now under water in Shasta Lake, and was a cashier at the
Bank of America in Redding before going to San Francisco 22 years ago as an
investigator for the U. S. Treasury Department.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Meininger's mortuary,
under the auspices of Redding Lodge No. 1073, B.P.O.E., of which he was a
member. Graveside services at the Masonic cemetery at Shasta will be under
the auspices of Western Star Lodge No. 2, F. and A.M. of Shasta.
Blair was born April 19, 1889, at Whiskeytown, son of the late James D. and
Eunice Blair. He leaves three sisters, Mrs. Martha E. Lamus, Wendover, Utah;
Mrs. Eunice J. Eaton, Oakland and Mrs. Adeline Misener, Lapeer, Michigan.
He was a member of the Parmassus Lodge No. 388, F. & A. M., San Francisco
and the International Footprinters association in addition to the Redding
Lodge of BPOE.