Sheldon, John Alexander
Age: 21, credited to Rutland, VTVITALS
Birth: 08/14/1839, Troy, NYADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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John Alexander Sheldon, who for several years has been postmaster of Rutland, died at his home on North Main Street at 12:30 o'clock, July 25, after a few weeks illness with heart failure, which with complications caused his death. With the exception of one son, who was called out of town suddenly, the members of his family were with him and recognized by him until the end.
He had been prominent in state and local politics, and had a remarkable war record, and was a prominent businessman. He was an officer at the State Soldiers Home. Mr. Sheldon had been in poor health throughout the winter months, and on June 18 he went to Dr. Strong's sanitarium for a rest, and on July 8 he was taken with an acute attack of Heart failure, and from this never recovered.
Bradford United Opinion, Aug. 5, 1910
Courtesy of Deanna French