Tuesday, January 8, 2019
J Clyde Truitt
James Clyde Truitt (1891-1976) retired from the railroad in 1957 with 49 years and 4 months of service. He was born in Salisbury to Dr James Handy Truitt and Amelia (Minnie) H Baker Truitt. he was a telegraph operator for the railroad. He married Annie Ellen Anderson and they lived at 401 Grove street. They had no children. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Improved Order of Red Men, and the order of Railroad Telegraphers district 17 Philadelphia.
During World War 2 he served on a number of rationing boards including the sugar rationing board and tire rationing board.