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Alfred George LaBarge

b. August 08, 1889 Daggett, Michigan U.S.A.
m. July 03, 1919 Grand Rapids, Wisconsin U.S.A.
d. December 11, 1964 Chicago, Illinois U.S.A.

Spouse:

Anna Elizabeth (Bauer) LaBarge

Children:

1. Living
2. Living
3. Harlow LaBarge (b. March 21, 1926; d. November 20, 1997)
4. Living
5. Living

Biography:

Alfred was born in a log house at 5:00 pm. He was baptized on August 18, 1889 in a robe his mother made for him, which has since been passed down and used to baptize Alfred's children and grandchildren. He was most likely baptized at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Stephenson, Michigan, which was built in 1880.

In 1906, when Alfred's youngest brother was born, the family was living in the upper peninsula of Michigan, however by 1910 Alfred was living in Ward 29 in Chicago, Illinois with his parents and siblings and in that year Alfred's parents, and perhaps he moved to Wisconsin.

According to his WWI draft card he was a "street car conductor" in Chicago. This is confirmed in his wife's retirement announcement, which says he worked for and retired from the "C.T.A." (Chicago Transit Authority).

He was tall, with a medium build, had gray eyes, and brown hair.

On this WWII draft card he said he was working for Archer & Rockwell in Chicago.

Precious Blood Catholic Church in Stephenson, Michigan
Precious Blood Catholic Church in Stephenson, Michigan

Daggett, Michigan
Daggett, Michigan

Alfred LaBarge in 1917
Alfred in 1917

Alfred & Anna LaBarge with family
Alfred & Anna LaBarge with their children

Michigan

Wisconsin

Illinois

Ethnicity:

 

References:

-1900 United States Federal Census Record (view document)
-1910 United States Federal Census Record (view document)
-1930 United States Federal Census Record (view document)
-World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (view document)
-World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 Record (view document)
-Birth Certificate (view document)
-Social Security Death Index Record
-LaBarge family records (view document)
-Alfred LaBarge's Prayer Card (view document)
-Anna LaBarge's Retirement Notice (view document)