Tuesday, January 8, 2019

J Clyde Truitt

above 17 Jan 1971 Daily times Salisbury MD

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.

above from 1908 The railroad Telegrapher

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