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The Obituary of George Henry Alden Son of REV Edwin Hyde Alden Little House on the Prairie. By Laura Ingalls Wilder Death 03 Apr 1944

The Obituary of George Henry Alden  Son of REV Edwin Hyde Alden
  
Date: Tuesday, April 4, 1944   Paper: Oregonian (Portland, Oregon) Page: 7  

EX-Willamette  Figure Passes

SALEM, APRIL 3 [SPECIAL] -George Alden, 78, twice acting of Willamette University here and dean of liberal arts from 1914 to 1925, died at Beverly Hills, Cal., early Monday, per word received here. Alden also was professor of History at Willamette University for several years.

Surviving are his son, Rodney Alden, Woodburn newspaper publisher; and a daughter, Margaret, Beverly Hills.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed.  He was born in Vermont

Oregonian Portland Oregon April 4, 1944 Page: 7

Source:
http://phw01.newsbank.com/cache/arhb/fullsize/pl_011222016_0903_00122_56.pdf



Date: Tuesday, April 4, 1944   Paper: Seattle Daily Times (Seattle, Washington)   Page: 4  
Alden, Former Head of Willamette, Dies

SALEM, OR., April 4-George H. Alden, 77 years old, a member of the faculty of Willamette University from 1914 to 1936 died at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif., Monday, according to word received here.

Alden served as acting president of Willamette during 1914-15 and again in 1924-25.  He was dean of the College of Liberal Arts from 1914 to 1925 and professor of history from 1914 to 1936

Source:
http://phw02.newsbank.com/cache/arhb/fullsize/pl_011222016_0924_26554_335.pdf




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George H Alden  in the U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012
Name: George H Alden
Birth Year: abt 1899/1869
School Location: Salem, Oregon, USA
Year: 1919
Yearbook Title: Wallulah

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