Friday, January 27, 2017

Dr. Edwin Cameron


United States of America Declaration of Intention
Residing: Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia
Occupation: Physician
DOB: 6 September 1899
Married 3 April 1926
Place: Halifax, Canada
She (Wife) Born 30 June 1900
Three Children: Jean Isabel Marie; Donald Chisholm; Anna

Name Edwin Cameron
Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia
Last Place of Residence Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia
Edwin Cameron Head M 40 Canada
Molly Cameron Wife  F 39 Canada
Jean Cameron Daughter F 12 Kentucky
Donald Cameron Son M 10 Kentucky
Ann Cameron Daughter F 8 West Virginia

Dr. Cameron moved to Delaware (per daughter Ann):

 "In 1945,my father, Dr. Edwin Cameron purchased the house at 22 South Main Street.  We had relocated from West Virginia so that Dad could take the position as Delaware's Public Health Physician." 

Edwin Cameron died in Kentucky in 1967.

Excerpts of the obituary published on April 10, 1967 in The Morning News from Wilmington, Delaware:

Dr. Edwin Cameron, 67, a former executive secretary of the Delaware State Board of Health, died Thursday in Clay City, Ky.... . For two years after leaving Delaware, Dr. Cameron served the Connecticut health department. Before taking the Kentucky post he had a tour of service in India for the World Health Organization, spent a year in Syria working for the U.S. State Department and practiced for a time in West Virginia. 

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Molly Cameron; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Dowd of Seaford and Mrs. Ann Burke of Camden; a son, Dr. Donald Cameron, Wilmington, and 13 grandchildren. 

Edwin was the son of Laughlin and Maud Cameron.

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