Charles Leonard Tufts

Male 1910 - 1982


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  • Name  Charles Leonard Tufts  [1
    Nickname  Tuffy 
    Born  2 Nov 1910  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Military  7 Dec 1942  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Enlistment, U.S. Army 
    19421207 - Ninety Men Inducted by Two Boards
    19421207 - Ninety Men Inducted by Two Boards
    Syracuse Herald-Journal
    12/07/1942, p.6
    Military  12 Dec 1942  [3
    Mustered In, U.S. Army 
    Military  1942 - 1945  [3
    World War II Veteran, Army 
    • [Charles] worked for the schools, served faithfully VFW 7325 and American Legion Post 858. He fought for his country in war and peace and was a life member in the Disabled Veterans Organization. [7]
    • Served as a medic, 2nd Platoon, Troop D, 94th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 14th Armored Division. [8]
    Military  24 Dec 1945  [3
    Release Date, U.S. Army 
    Residence  1982  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation  Allied Chemical Corporation, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    (formerly Solvay Process Company), Forman 
    • 1942 Army enlistment data indicates Charles civilian occupation as "semiskilled occupations in production of chemical products, n.e.c." [4]
    Membership  Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department, 31 West Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 12, 13, 14
    • [Charles] helped modernize the Cleveland Fire Company and for over twenty years served as a member and Fire Chief. [7]
    • Attended prominent area fires:
      * 1960-12-03 - Corcoran Home Fire
      * 1961-12-05 - Cleveland Hotel Fire [9, 10, 11]
    19691201 - Stove Explodes: Syracusan injured in Accident Near Cleveland
    19691201 - Stove Explodes: Syracusan injured in Accident Near Cleveland
    Oswego Palladium Times
    12/01/1969, p.7
    19560413 - News Items: Cleveland
    19560413 - News Items: Cleveland
    Rome Daily Sentinel
    04/13/1956, p.7
    19670311 - Fire Wrecks Trailer
    19670311 - Fire Wrecks Trailer
    Oswego Palladium Times
    03/11/1967, p.10
    19680509 - Cleveland Fire Units Seat Staffs
    19680509 - Cleveland Fire Units Seat Staffs
    Rome Daily Sentinel
    05/09/1968, p.20
    19410724 - Fire Protection Method will be Taught by State
    19410724 - Fire Protection Method will be Taught by State
    Rome Daily Sentinel
    7/24/1941, p.14
    2015xxxx - Fires Along the Northshore (Cover)
    2015xxxx - Fires Along the Northshore (Cover)
    Fires Along the Northshore
    2015, by Jack Cottet
    Photo of Charles L. Tufts.
    Membership  Constantia VFW Post 7325, 1560 State Route 49, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Recipient, North Shore Citizen Award [7]
    Membership  American Legion Post 858, 858 Main Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Membership  North Shore Ambulance Corps., Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Originator 
    • [Charles] helped found the North Shore Ambulance Service and worked for Hospital North, a dream that may still come true. [7]
    19711019 - Donation Check Photo
    19711019 - Donation Check Photo
    Oswego Palladium Times
    10/19/1971, p.3
    Died  17 Apr 1982  Oneida City Hospital, 321 Genesee Street, Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 15
    Buried  Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    20081003 - Leona Beebe and Charles Leonard Tufts
    20081003 - Leona Beebe and Charles Leonard Tufts
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Cleveland, New York
    Person ID  I1664  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  16 Jan 2016 

    Family  Leona Beebe,   b. 3 Jun 1914, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 2001, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Y  [5
    Last Modified  15 Jan 2016 
    Family ID  F450  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlistment, U.S. Army - 7 Dec 1942 - Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1982 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - (formerly Solvay Process Company), Forman - - Allied Chemical Corporation, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMembership - - Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department, 31 West Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMembership - - Constantia VFW Post 7325, 1560 State Route 49, Constantia, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMembership - - American Legion Post 858, 858 Main Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Apr 1982 - Oneida City Hospital, 321 Genesee Street, Oneida, Madison, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S122] Fires Along the North Shore, Jack Cottet, (Cleveland Historical Society), 3 (Reliability: 2), 2015.
      Dedication

    2. [S1] U.S. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry.com (Reliability: 2).
      Charles Tufts

    3. [S56] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Reliability: 2).
      Charles Tufts

    4. [S55] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, National Archives and Records Administration, Box 05362.200 (Reliability: 2).
      Charles L. Tufts

    5. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29819453&ref=acom (Reliability: 1), 15 Sep 2008.
      Sgt. Charles Leonard Tufts

    6. [S5] Syracuse Herald-Journal, 6 (Reliability: 1), 7 Dec 1942.
      Ninety Men Inducted by Two Boards

    7. [S122] Fires Along the North Shore, Jack Cottet, (Cleveland Historical Society), 5 (Reliability: 2), 2015.
      Eulogy for C. Leonard Tufts


    8. [S123] Tuffy's War, Chirs Crawford, https://tuffyswar.wordpress.com/about-3/ (Reliability: 1), 16 Jan 2016.
      About

    9. [S122] Fires Along the North Shore, Jack Cottet, (Cleveland Historical Society), 42 (Reliability: 2), 2015.
      Firemen Attending Cleveland Hotel Fire, 12-5-1961


    10. [S122] Fires Along the North Shore, Jack Cottet, (Cleveland Historical Society), 49 (Reliability: 2), 2015.
      Driven Back by Smoke

    11. [S122] Fires Along the North Shore, Jack Cottet, (Cleveland Historical Society), 51 (Reliability: 2), 2015.
      Firemen in Attendance Corcoran Fire 12-3-1960

    12. [S12] Oswego Palladium Times, 7 (Reliability: 1), 1 Dec 1969.
      Stove Explodes: Syracusan injured in Accident Near Cleveland

    13. [S13] Rome Daily Sentinel, 20 (Reliability: 1), 9 May 1968.
      Cleveland Fire Units Seat Staffs

    14. [S12] Oswego Palladium Times, 10 (Reliability: 1), 11 Mar 1967.
      Fire Wrecks Trailer

    15. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29819453&ref=acom (Reliability: 1), 15 Sep 2008.
      Sgt. Charles Leonard Tufts