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HOSMER, James A.
(1837-1922)
JOHNSON, Emma J.
(1870-1937)
BOWER, William Samuel
(1875-1961)
STUTZMAN, Margaret B.
(1875-1940)
HOSMER, Stephen Roger Sr.
(1891-1975)
BOWER, Ruth D.
(1894-1941)

HOSMER, William Bower
(1915-1976)

 

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HOSMER, William Bower 1 2

  • Born: 24 Aug 1915, Wilkinsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States 2 3
  • Died: 20 Mar 1976, Confluence, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States aged 60 3
  • Buried: 23 Mar 1976, Confluence, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States 2 3
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bullet  Burial Notes:

He is buried at the Baptist Cemetery.

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bullet  Facts and details for William Bower Hosmer:

He lived at 822 Rebecca Avenue in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. 4

He lived at 1119 Ross Avenue in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. 5

He worked as a sales clerk at a grocery store in 1940 in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. 6 Living with parents

He lived at 822 Rebecca Avenue in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. 6 Living with parents

He lived in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1941. 1

He served in the military in WWII from in 1942-1945. 2

He registered for military service on 6 Feb 1942 in New Cumberland, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. 7 According to the enlistment record, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighed 161 pounds.

His obituary was published in the Meyersdale Republican on 25 Mar 1976 in Meyersdale, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. It read as follows:

William Bower Hosmer, 60, of Confluence, died March 20 at his home. He was born Aug. 24, 1915 in Wilkinsburg, a son of Steven R. and Ruth (Bower) Hosmer. He is survived by one brother, Roger, of Confluence; three nieces, one nephew and two great nieces and one great nephew. Funeral services were held March 23 at the Humbert Funeral Home in Confluence with the Rev. McCurtis Allison officiating. Interment, Confluence Baptist Cemetery. 3


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Sources


1 Obituary, Ruth D. Hosmer (Bower).

2 Pennsylvania William Bower Hosmer; digital image, "Somerset > H > Ho > Hos > 22," Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999(30 Aug 2012).

3 Obituary, William Bower Hosmer.

4 1920 U.S. census, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Wilkinsburg, enumeration district (ED) 866, sheet 2B, dwelling 29; digital images, Census - USA - 1920 - Pennsylvania - Allegheny; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T625.

5 1930 U.S. census, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Wilkinsburg, enumeration district (ED) 2-869, sheet 6A, dwelling 98; digital images, Census - USA - 1930 - Pennsylvania - Allegheny; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T626.

6 1940 U.S. census, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Wilkinsburg, enumeration district (ED) 2-615, sheet 5B, household 117; digital images, Census - USA - 1940 - Pennsylvania - Allegheny; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T627, roll T627_3421.

7 "U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database(accessed 6 Apr 2012), William B. Hosmer.