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SERLES, Logan Wellington

SERLES, Logan Wellington[1]

Male 1891 - 1965  (74 years)

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  • Name SERLES, Logan Wellington 
    Born 29 Aug 1891  Hollister, San Benito, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1900  Hollister, San Benito, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Education 28 Oct 1909  San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Passed California State Pharmacy Board exam
    Education 1915  United States Military Academy, West Point Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1920  Brooklyn Assembly District 9, Kings, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Arrival 26 Jan 1939  New York, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation Several. At on e point an assistant pharmacist, and later military officer and part of US Consulate in Paris. 
    Cause of Death Cause of Death: Certified by Dr. Pierre Pailloux, 47 rue de Lourmel, Paris 15e, France to be “Infarct of the myocardium” (aka heart attack)-  [6
    Died 20 Nov 1965  9 Place Adolphe Cherioux, Paris 15e, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Date of Death: November 20, 10:30 a.m., 1965. Was originally told Logan died at US Embassy in Paris, but this appears to not be the case.
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    Report of the Death of an American Citizen
    American Embassy, Paris, France, December 10, 1965

    Name: Logan Wellington Serles
    Occupation: Retired
    Native: Born Hollister, California, August 29, 1891
    Last Known Address: 671 Fourth Street, Hollister, California
    Date of Death: November 20, 10:30 a.m., 1965
    Age: 74 years
    Place of Death: 9 Place Adolphe Cherioux, Paris 15e, France
    Cause of Death: Certified by Dr. Pierre Pailloux, 47 rue de Lourmel, Paris 15e, France to be “Infarct of the myocardium” (aka heart attack)
    Disposition of Remains: Buried November 24, 1965, in the American Legion vault of the New Cemetery of Neuilly-sur-Seine, 24 rue Valmy, Puteaux (Seine), France. Plot No. 11, Row No. 6, Grave No. 3, in perpetuity
    Disposition of the Effects: In custody of widow, Mrs. Marguerite Serles
    Other known relatives: Mr. Cecil Buckley, 206 Linda Avenue, Piedmont, California, Half-Brother
    Buried 24 Nov 1965  American Legion vault of the New Cemetery of Neuilly-sur-Seine, 24 rue Valmy, Puteaux (Seine), France. Plot No. 11, Row No. 6, Grave No. 3 Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Notes 
    • 1915 West Point Classmate and lifelong friend of Dwight D Eisenhower. He and his wife had a private, off the record visit with the President at the White House on Feb. 11, 1959. The Eisenhower Library also notes the two corresponded with each other, and those letters are saved in their archives.

      On death certificate, lists last US address as 471 Fourth Street in Hollister, CA. This was the address of his cousin, Grace Alma Austin Ebi Haller. [6]
    Person ID I1235  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2019 

    Father SERLES, Quincy Van Rinslar,   b. 17 May 1839, Chautauqua, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1910, San Jose, Santa Clara Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother RUE, Olive Esalia,   b. Feb 1864, Johnson Co, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1927, San Benito Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1883  Hollister, San Benito, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Documents
    Q V R Serles Olive E Rue Wedding License
    Q V R Serles Olive E Rue Wedding License
    Family ID F532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1891 - Hollister, San Benito, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Hollister, San Benito, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 28 Oct 1909 - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1915 - United States Military Academy, West Point Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Brooklyn Assembly District 9, Kings, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 26 Jan 1939 - New York, New York, New York Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Logan Wellington Serles
    Logan Wellington Serles
    Passport photo of Logan Serles

    Documents
    Logan Serles West Point Graduation
    Logan Serles West Point Graduation
    NY Times Article from June 12, 1915, listing West Point graduating class members.

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. W.

    2. [S13] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900.T623, 1854 rolls. San Benito, California, ED 16, roll T623 97, page 1A.

    3. [S623] California State Board of Pharmacy.

    4. [S191] 1985 Register of Graduates and Former Cadets, United States Military Academy, West Point, (1985, Association of Graduates, USMA, West Point, New York), 5364. Logan Wellington Serles, B-CA (Born California) 29 Aug 91: CAC(Coast Artillery Corps): Maj 18 AEF (American Expeditionary Forces): Hon disc 22: Interned Paris 41-44: WD (War Department) employee Paris & Germany since 44: D-Paris France 20-Nov 65.

    5. [S172] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006), Online publication - Ancestry.com. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.Original data -
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M237, 675 rolls); Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
    7. Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957; (National Archives Microfilm Publicat.

    8. [S897] Report of the Death of an American Citizen.

    9. [S122] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007), Online publication - Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.

    10. [S897] Report of the Death of an American Citizen, Disposition of Remains: Buried November 24, 1965, in the American Legion vault of the New Cemetery of Neuilly-sur-Seine, 24 rue Valmy, Puteaux (Seine), France. Plot No. 11, Row No. 6, Grave No. 3, in perpetuity.

    11. [S113] San Benito County Marriage Record Books, San Benito County Historical Society, RUE, Olive E., resident of Hollister, aged 21, native of Kansas, SEARLES, Q.V.R., resident of Hollister, aged 46, native of New York, affadavit date: September 7, 1883, marriage date: September 9, 1883, witness: W.S. Frost, Book 1, Page 374.

    12. [S621] Affidavit for Marriage License.




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