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James A. Alger, born 1920/1921

James A. Alger, born 1920/1921

Posted: 29 Jan 2003 12:15AM GMT
Looking for information on James A. Alger, born in 1920 or 1921, probably in Kaukauna or Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Hilma (Peterson) and John (aka Jack) Alger. John and Hilma were living in Washington, DC with her sister Jennie Peterson at the time of the 1920 census. James A. Alger, age 8, was living with his grandmother, Lottie Peterson and uncle, Alfred M. Peterson on a farm in Prairie Lake Township, Barron County, Wisconsin at the time of the 1930 census. John Alger and Hilma separated about the time of James' birth and later divorced. John is dead and no information has been found regarding Hilma or her son, James, since the 1930 census.

Re: James A. Alger, born 1920/1921

Mary Peterson (View posts)
Posted: 22 Mar 2003 4:33AM GMT
Classification: Query
Dear Leon;
I did not find any marriages or deaths for Alger in Barron CO Court House. Here is the one birth cert. that is at the court house and one you may be interested in.
James Elton Alger birth Cert Barron CO WI vol 20 Pg 11
James Elton ALger born 14 Sept. 1921 at Rice Lake - Barron CO; male; white; legit. birth- yes; Father - John Henry Alger - residing Milwaukee WI - white - 33 - born WI - steam filter (?); Mother Hilma Katherine Peterson - residing Milwaukee WI - white - 31 - born WI - housewife.
Hope this will help you.
Mary Peterson

Re: James A. Alger, born 1920/1921

Posted: 25 Oct 2012 9:40AM GMT
Classification: Query
Did you ever find any other information after 1930?

James Alger graduated from Chetek High School in 1939 (or at least was in the Chetek Yearbook pictures in the class of 1939). He is also listed in the Chetek High Alumni Directory in 1952 with the address of 542 SW 12th Ave, Miami, FL; also in the 1967 Chetek High Alumni Directory with the address of 100 Teresa Lane, Merritt Island, FL.

I have not found him in 1940, or anywhere else until the SSDI-
James Elton Alger
Last Residence: 32168 New Smyrna Beach, Volusia, Florida
Born: 14 Sep 1921
Died: 30 Jun 2008
State (Year) SSN issued: Wisconsin (Before 1951)

I cannot find an obit. If you can, please post it.
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