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Russell Birdwell, Jr
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1924, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1946, USA

Writer Loses Race
With Death to Son


HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 15.(U.R>
Russell Birdwell, prominent publicist
and writer, today mourned the
loss of his only son, Russell. Jr., 22,
after losing a race against death that
brought him here from New York.

Russell, Jr., underwent a major
operation last Friday to correct a
chronic ailment. Birdwell, Sr.,
boarded a plane immediately after
learning his son's condition was
critical, only to be informed of his
death upon arrival.

Oakland Tribune
August 15, 1946


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Russell Birdwell (1903 - 1977)
  Mabel Condon Birdwell (1906 - 1965)
 
 Sibling:
  Russell Birdwell (1924 - 1946)
  Joan Maria Birdwell Rice (1931 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Our Dear Son
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Culver City
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: timcdfw
Record added: Dec 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101573454
Russell Birdwell, Jr
Added by: Nancy Domjanovich
 
Russell Birdwell, Jr
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- R I P
 Added: Oct. 17, 2013

- timcdfw
 Added: Dec. 1, 2012
 
 
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