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Bertram John Griesmeyer, Jr

Bertram John Griesmeyer, Jr

Male 1918 - 1967

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  • Name  Bertram John Griesmeyer, Jr  [1
    Suffix  Jr 
    Residence  1918  Arnold, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born  28 May 1918  Arnold, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  9 Jun 1918  St. Joseph's Church, 1125 Leishman Avenue, New Kensington, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Baptism 
    19570405 - Certificate of Baptism, Bertram J. Griesmyer, Jr.
    19570405 - Certificate of Baptism, Bertram J. Griesmyer, Jr.
    St. Joseph's Church, Kensington, PA
    Extract from the Register of Baptisms, Vol. 1, p.46
    Residence  1930  Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Education  1933 - 1935  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Graduation  1935  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Vice President of Senior Class, Rambler Staff, Baseball ?33, ?34, ?35, Soccer ?32, ?33, ?34, ?35, Dramatics, Prize Speaking [1]
    193506xx - Bertram J. Griesmyer, Diploma
    193506xx - Bertram J. Griesmyer, Diploma
    Cleveland Union School
    Constantia, New York
    1935xxxx - Senior Picture
    1935xxxx - Senior Picture
    Cleveland High Spots, 1935 Cleveland Yearbook
    1935, Cleveland High School
    Membership  1933 - 1935  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Baseball Team 
    1935xxxx - Cleveland High Baseball Team
    1935xxxx - Cleveland High Baseball Team
    Cleveland High Spots
    1935 Cleveland Yearbook 1935, Cleveland High School
    Players on the team are: Ray Bopp, Clarence Bitz, Franklin Cottet, Donald Dickerson, Freddie Gouchie, Bertram Griesmyer, Jack Griesmyer, Eden Caldwell, Sylvester Goodrich and Paul Bopp.
    Membership  1935  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Drama Club 
    1935xxxx - Cast of Here Comes Charlie
    1935xxxx - Cast of Here Comes Charlie
    Cleveland High Spots,
    1935 Cleveland Yearbook 1935, Cleveland High School
    ?Here Comes Charlie? was staged May 24, 1935 by the Senior Class of Cleveland High School. The cast was as follows: Nora Malone ? the maid, Margaret Schmidt; Tim McGrill ? Nora?s sweetheart, Clarence Bitz; Larry Elliott ? Donald Dickinson; Mrs. Farnham ? Larry?s aunt by marriage, Margaret Watson; Mrs. Smythe-Kersey, Leona Lane; Vivian Smythe-Kersey ? Larry?s fianc?e, Dorothy Beebe; Mortimer Smythe-Kersey, Raymond Bopp; Charlie Hopps, Corinne Barnes; Uncle Aleck Twiggs, Peter Robare and Ted Hartley ? Larry?s pal, Bertram Greismyer.
    Membership  1935  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Rambler Staff 
    1935xxxx - Rambler Staff Photo
    1935xxxx - Rambler Staff Photo
    Cleveland High Spots
    1935, Cleveland Yearbook, Cleveland High School
    The ?Rambler? is a school publication, published bi-weekly by the students of Cleveland Union School. The paper was started in 1933 with Leontine Lacy as its first editor. The name ?Rambler? was the winning title submitted by Leontine in a school-wide contest. In 1934 Ruth Gilbert became editor and Peter Robare, managing editor. In April 1935, the junior class took over the publication with Robert Emmons as the new editor.
    Membership  1932 - 1935  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Soccer Team 
    Education  1937  Oswego Normal School, Oswego, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    19370922 - Cleveland Mail Carrier Retires
    19370922 - Cleveland Mail Carrier Retires
    Oswego Palladium-Times
    09/22/1937, p.2
    Military  27 Nov 1940  Fort Dix, Burlington, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Date of Induction and Active Service 
    Military  1940 - 1945  [3, 7
    World War II Veteran, U.S. Army 
    • Army Serial No.: 32 085 150

      Specialty, Adm NCO (502), with qualifications on M1 Rifle 30 Caliber and German S.S.

      Awarded the Good Conduct Medal, American Def Ser Medal, American Theater Service Meadal and the Victory Medal. [3]
    • 1942 - Corp. Bertram Griesmyer, Med. Det. 174th, Inf., A.P.O. 44, Tacoma, Washington [7]
    19420406 - Personal Correspondence
    19420406 - Personal Correspondence
    Fr: Mr. and Mrs. James Gallagher
    To: Corp. Bertram Griesmyer
    Re: General Correspondence
    Military  14 Dec 1945  [3
    Date of Separation 
    19451214 - U.S. Army Discharge Form, Bertram J. Griesmyer, Jr.
    19451214 - U.S. Army Discharge Form, Bertram J. Griesmyer, Jr.
    U.S. Department of Defense
    12/14/1945, Signed H.H. Hoover
    Died  3 Sep 1967  Mount Vernon, Franklin, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    19570907 - Memorial Card, Bertram Griesmyer Jr
    19570907 - Memorial Card, Bertram Griesmyer Jr
    Bitz Funeral Home
    Cleveland, New York
    Buried  7 Sep 1967  St. Mary's Cemetery, Route #49, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I3678  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  21 Mar 2019 

    Father  Bertram John Griesmeyer,   b. 3 Jun 1889, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1970, Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Maria E Wickham,   b. Feb 1890, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1958, Arnold, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Sept 1917  Sylvan Beach, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    xxxxxxxx - Maria Wickham and Bertram John Griesmyer
    xxxxxxxx - Maria Wickham and Bertram John Griesmyer
    Family ID  F1075  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    xxxxxxxx - Bertram John Griesmyer Jr
    xxxxxxxx - Bertram John Griesmyer Jr
    Griesmyer Family Album - v1_gmsc

    Albums
    Griesmyer Family Photo Albums - v1_GMSC
    Griesmyer Family Photo Albums - v1_GMSC (66)
    This is a Griesmyer family photo album purchased by Gary Comins and posted to the CHS archives for reference.

  • Sources 
    1. [S168] Cleveland High Spots, 1935, Cleveland High School, (Cleveland High School), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?p=1635 (Reliability: 1), 1935.

    2. [S84] Personal Correspondence, 1 (Reliability: 1), 13 Mar 2018.
      Re: Proposed Change: Bertram John Griesmeyer
      Fr: Keith Schmidt

    3. [S55] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, National Archives and Records Administration, N353-20 (Reliability: 1).
      Bertram J. Griesmyer, Jr.

    4. [S178] Bitz Funeral Home, (Bitz Funeral Home, Cleveland, NY), 2 (Reliability: 2), 7 Sep 1957.
      Bertram Griesmyer, Jr.

    5. [S177] Certificate of Baptism, 1 (Reliability: 1), 5 Apr 1957.
      St. Joseph's Church, New Kensington, PA
      Extract from the Register of Baptisms
      Volume 1, p.46

    6. [S12] Oswego Palladium Times, 2, 22 Sep 1937.
      Cleveland Mail Carrier Retires

    7. [S84] Personal Correspondence, 1 (Reliability: 1), 6 Apr 1942.
      Fr: Mr. and Mrs. James Gallagher
      To: Bertram Griesmyer