MacRae, Thaddeus B. (Died)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Jul 1928, p. 14

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Thaddeus B. MacRae, of 518 Linden avenue, Wilmette, auditor of the Chicago Rapid Transit lines, died last Tuesday after an illness of two months. Mr. MacRae was president of the accountants’ association of the American Electric Railway association and was well known in the railroad accounting field.

Born at Jackson, La., in 1865, Mr. MacRae was educated in private schools and at West Point. He began his railroad career as an accountant with the Chicago and Northwestern railway at Cedar Rapids, Ia., was later freight auditor of the Burlington, Cedar Rapids, and Northwestern, and when that railroad was absorbed by the Rock Island lines in 1902, he remained with the latter until 1905.

In 1905 Mr. MacRae became auditor of the Metropolitan West Side Elevated railroad. With the unification of the elevated railroads in 1911 he was made auditor of the combined properties and remained in that position until his death.

Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Laura B. MacRae, and one nephew, Frederick Lazell, of DesMoines, Ia. Funeral services were held at the chapel in Forest Home cemetery at Forest Park, Ill., Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Interment was made at Forest Home.

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6 Jul 1928
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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MacRae, Thaddeus B. (Died)