Stevenson, James Cummin (Died on 29 Dec 1936)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Dec 1936, p. 6

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James Cummin Stevenson, 51, of 138 Woodland avenue, Winnetka, where he has resided for 15 years, died at 2 o'clock Tuesday morning at Augustana hospital, Chicago, of a heart attack, aggravated by influenza. He was a member of the firm of H. L. Stevens and company, Chicago, architectural engineers, specializing on hotel design, construction and operation. In 1911-12 he was engineer for the International Boundary commission on delineation of the boundary between the United States and Mexico along the Rio Grande. During the war he was in charge of construction at the Brooklyn navy yard. Mr. Stevenson was born in Galveston, Texas, December 16, 1885. He was president of his class on graduating from the University of Texas in 1908. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary Pearl Melton Stevenson and three childen: Mary Jane, Catherine M. and James Cummin Stevenson, III; by a brother, Donald A. of Galveston, and six sisters, Mrs. John T. Christopher, Mrs. John P. Teahan and Miss Marian Stevenson, all of Galveston; Mrs. Raymond Giffels and Mrs. Carl A. Giffels, both of Detroit, and Mrs. Alfred Jones of Los Angeles. Services were to be conducted at the Church of the Holy Comforter, Kenilworth, by the rector, the Rev. Leland Hobart Danforth, on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p.m.

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31 Dec 1936
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29 Dec 1936
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Stevenson, James Cummin (Died on 29 Dec 1936)