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Carl Clover WIDENER Jr.  

Born: 25 OCT 1916 in Bozeman, Gallatin, MT1
Occupation: retired - 39 years of service 1978 in City of Los Angeles, Dept. of St. Maint.
Died: 5 OCT 2010 in Granada Hills, Los Angeles, CA
Age: 93 years
Buried: 13 OCT 2010 in Glen Haven, Sylmar, Los Angeles, CA
   Born    Married    Died
Children with Betty Marie FLANAGIN 2, 3,
Living WIDENER Born: Died:
Kathy Alice WIDENER Born: 25 SEP 1954
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Died: 25 SEP 1954
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Living WIDENER Born: Died:
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Notes:

The family moved to San Diego in 1922, to Culver City in 1924 and to Los Angeles in 1926.

He was Junior Class President and Student Body President of Los Angeles High School. He was in an Electrical Engineering prep course during HS.

His first job was at Fern Cafeteria where he worked on weekends during HS. He then worked at Owl Drugs delivering prescriptions on his bicycle to drug stores. His next job was with Western Auto. Just before WWII he worked for DWP while attending Metropolitan Business School. He tthen left to go to Glendale Junior College.

Enlisted in the army during WWII. He was inducted at Ft. Belvoir, VA and was a clerk there. He continued clerking throughout his career in the African & European Theaters much to his dismay. Longed to be in the infantry & go fight the Germans.

When he returned he again worked for the Dept. of Water & Power for the city of Los Angeles where he met Betty. Eventually moved to the Dept. of Street Maintenance and was Asst. Superintendent when he retired in 1973.
 
Carl Clover WIDENER Jr.
25 OCT 1916 - 5 OCT 2010
Carl Clover WIDENER
25 DEC 1886 - 20 NOV 1949
Ruth Luise FLAGER
4 APR 1889 - 20 NOV 1965


Zachary Taylor WIDENER
7 JAN 1854 - 14 FEB 1928
Hettie Margaret WATERMAN
4 NOV 1862 - 22 JAN 1955
Alfred Emil FLAGER
1 FEB 1860 - 16 DEC 1924
Ruth D DANIELS
1861 - 5 MAY 1935





Willis WIDNER
8 AUG 1810 - 6 JUN 1873
Elizabeth CLOVER
4 AUG 1814 - 2 SEP 1888
Samuel Van Vranken WATERMAN
14 OCT 1822 - 11 DEC 1896
Lavina LONG
6 APR 1826 - 31 AUG 1911
Bernhardt (FLAECHER) FLAGER
23 AUG 1835 - 1866
Rosa BAUMGARTNER
1840 - AFT 1924
Benjamin DANIELS
1820 - 1 JUN 1867
Elizabeth TYLER
28 NOV 1823 - 28 JUN 1890


Sources

1.Title: 1850 census
2.Title: Personal knowledge
3.Title: Marriage License
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