Shackford, S. P.
Alonzo Shackford, 67, freight
conductor for the Southern Pacific
railroad for more than 25 years,
died Wednesday at San Bernardino
Mr. Shackford was a native of
Boston, Mass., and had resided in
San Bernardino 30 years, making
his home at 1429 Rialto avenue.
He is survived by his widow,
Margaret, of San Bernardino; a
son, George Shackford, of Boston,
and one granddaughter. He was
a member of the Masonic lodge
and the Shrine.
Funeral services will be held at
2 p.m. Monday at Mark B. Shaw
Memorial chapel with a Masonic
lodge officiating. Interment will
follow in Mountain View Cemetery.
Alonzo’s son was George is George Crosby Shackford (1903-1998) by Alonzo’s first wife and Margaret, his second wife is Margaret H Barber (1870-1952). We’re researching some resources pertaining to Alonzo’s WWI service which we’ll share at a later date.
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“Shackford, S. P. Conductor, Passes,” San Bernardino Sun (San Bernardino, California), 31 October 1947; digital images, California Digital Newspaper Collection (https://cdnc.ucr.edu : accessed 11 March 2017).
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