Orlando Wesley Aldrich, born in Clarence, Erie County, New York. He died at 2:30p.m. on October 24, 1924 at his home at 87 W. Third Ave. at the age of 84. The New England Lodge of the Masonic Order was in charge of the service, which was at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 26, 1924. The minister was the Rev. Ora J. Shoop of theThird Avenue M.E. Church. The funeral home was the Sherman D. Brown Mortuary. Member of the 14th Regiment New York Infantry during the Civil War; from May 17, 1861 to May 23, 1863 and saw action in the Battles of Antietam, Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg. Had the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Laws and Doctor of Civil Law. Professor May 17, 1861 to May 23, 1863 and saw action in the Battles of Antietam, Chancell-at Ohio State University. Member of the Columbus Bar Association. President of the Worthington, Clintonville & Columbus Railway, the Ohio State Interurban Railway and secretary of the Columbus, Delaware & Marion Electric Railway and had memberships in several patriotic, social and veterans organization. Seventh President of the Ohio Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. First President of the Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Ohio. Married Roselin G. Jewell at Hudson, Illinois on 10-28-1863. She died 5-30-1877 leaving two children: Edgar S. Aldrich who graduated from Ohio State University in 1898 as an electrical engineer and Mrs. Harry E. Clum of Columbus. Mr. Aldrich married again on 7-24-1878 to Mrs. Sarah Ann Taylor (Coulter) of Vandalia, Illinois who was born 12-31-1841 in Coshocton County, Ohio and died 7-25-1910 in Franklin County, Ohio. Their son, Wesley Richard Aldrich graduated from Ohio State University and studied law. Mr. Aldrich married yet again to Mrs. Ora Louise Keyser.
Orlando Wesley Aldrich, 1840-1924
his remains can be found at Walnut Grove Cemetery in lot 712 - section A - space #3 north (view map) .
Arrangements were made by Sherman D. Brown Mortuary. The burial took place on Saturday, October 25, 1924.
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