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Tyler, George Otis

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Lowell, MA
Unit(s): 43rd MA INF
Service: comn CPT, Co. I, 43rd MA INF (Boston Tigers), 9/12/62, m/o 7/30/63

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1836, Lowell, MA
Death: 10/11/1911

Burial: Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, MA
Marker/Plot: 519 Chapel Avenue
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 169799064

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, death date
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Died in Somerville, MA - Although not a native, was very prominent in VT post-war, see obituary.

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Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, MA

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George O. Tyler

The Vermont Journal, October 13, 1911

George Otis Tyler

Marsh O. Perkins received a telegram Wednesday afternoon announcing the death that morning, of Col. Geo. O. Tyler, at his home in West Somerville, Mass. He was for many years connected with the Shepard & Morse Lumber Co., of Burlington, Vt., and was well known throughout Vermont and Canada. He was prominently identified with the Masonic fraternity in the provinces and state, and has gained a national reputation as a long time office bearer of the Supreme Councils of the Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. He was also prominent in the councils of Templar Masonry in the country and was past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge, F. & A. M., of Quebec. He was a veteran of the Civil War and gained distinction as an officer of Massachusetts troops, for bravery on the battlefield. He was a member of the Loyal Legion, and was a member of Governor Dillingham's staff. He was in the 75th year of his age, and is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.

Funeral services will be held at his late home, Saturday morning of this week.

Contributed by Cathy Hoyt



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