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Joseph Robert "J. R." Alderson

Joseph Robert "J. R." Alderson

Male 1922 - 1998

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  • Name  Joseph Robert "J. R." Alderson  [1, 2
    Nickname  J. R. 
    Born  27 Nov 1922  near Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1930  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Joseph R. Alderson, son, male, white, age 7, single, attended school since September 1929, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Missouri, mother's birthplace Missouri, state code: 65, occupation none
    High School  1940  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mediapolis High School 
    Residence  Nov 1966  Anaheim, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence  Apr 1977  Anaheim, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  Feb 1978  Anaheim, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence  Oct 1987  Anaheim, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died  13 Oct 1998  [3
    Obituary  19 Oct 1998  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Joseph Robert (J.R.) Alderson, 75, a former resident of Burlington, died Tuesday, October 13, 1998, in Burlington [this is probably incorrect].

      Born November 27, 1922, in the Mediapolis area, he married Grace Hills of Burlington on June 27, 1944. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had retired from his job at General Motors after more than 30 years.

      Mr. Alderson is survived by his wife, Grace; two daughters, JoAnn Alderson and Nancy Rosenberg of California; son Michael of Montana; sisters Shirley Huntington and Janet Hockings of Burlington, brother Dwight Alderson of California, and five grandchildren.

      Services will be Friday at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Cypress, California.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Joseph R. Alderson; born: 27 November 1922; died: 13 October 1998 (V); last residence: 92805 (Anaheim, Orange, California); state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  23 Oct 1998  Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Cypress, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I21492  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  George C. Alderson,   b. 28 Apr 1890, Benton City, Audrain County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1966, Klein Memorial Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary D. Dunbar,   b. 17 Aug 1895, Centralia, Boone County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1977, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Feb 1912  Hallsville, Boone County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Residence  Sep 1947  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID  F7704  Group Sheet

    Family  Grace Hills,   b. 12 May 1919, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 2007 
    Married  27 Jun 1944  Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10
    Anniversary Announcement  19 Jun 1994  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Alderson, Anaheim, California, will be observing their 50th anniversary on June 27.

      Grace Hills and J. R. Alderson were married June 27, 1944, in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was stationed with the U.S. Army.

      They have three children: Michael of Missoula, Montana, JoAnn of Rancho Domingues, California, and Nancy Rosenberg of Cerritos, California.

      They have five grandchildren: Rhonda, Kerri, Sarah, Brian and Eric. They also have one great-grandchild.

      The Aldersons are formerly from Burlington. Anyone wishing to send memories or cards may send them to 1709 East Willow Street, Anaheim, California 92805.

      Mr. Alderson is recuperating at home after suffering a broken hip and a stroke.
    Children 
     1. Michael D. Alderson
     2. JoAnn Alderson
     3. Nancy K. Alderson
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F7709  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Joseph Robert 'J. R.' Alderson
    Joseph Robert "J. R." Alderson
    This was Joseph Alderson's senior class photograph, as published on the 1940 Mediapolis High School graduation class photograph in Mediapolis, Iowa.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3133] Alderson, Joseph Robert "J. R." - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, October 19, 1998; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 29-34, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 6B, page number: 233; enumeration date: April 30, 1930

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S7927] Mediapolis High School Graduates 1892-1960 and Class Photos 1914-1960 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S9727] Alderson, George C. - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 11, November 1, 1966; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S3129] Alderson, Mary D. (Dunbar) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 15, April 22, 1977; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S9728] Alderson, Vernon Lee - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 14, February 6, 1978; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S5911] Giffin, Ruth E. (Alderson) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 7B, October 8, 1987; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S3128] Alderson, Ruth E. and Walter Alexander Giffin - Engagement Announcement, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 5, September 13, 1947; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S3132] Alderson, Joseph Robert "J. R." and Grace (Hills) - 50th Anniversary Announcement, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 3C, June 19, 1994; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).