Aug 22, 1955


Kelso Alexander, 66, native of Mt. Vernon and for 33 years a section foreman for the C. & E. I. Railroad, died in a hospital in Princeton, Ind., Sunday.  He had been in ill health for many years but had visited in Mt. Vernon frequently, having been here a week ago.


After leaving Mt. Vernon he moved to Owensville and for the past 30 years had resided in Princeton.

A veteran of World War I, he was a member of the V.F.W. the American Legion, Odd Fellows and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.


He is survived by his wife, Mary; daughters, Mrs Howard E. Jameson, of Princeton and Mrs. Albert Shelton of Evansville; sisters, Miss Carrie of Princeton and Mrs. William Frickett of Barren Springs, Md. and two grandchildren.


Miss Dercie Richards, Mrs. Henry Schaeffer and Mrs. Elisha Barton all of Mt. Vernon, are cousins of the deceased.


He was the son of Leander and Floread Wilson Alexander, pioneer residents of Posey county.


Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Wright and Kendall Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. R. I. Hester in charge.  Burial will be in Odd Fellows cemetery there.  The V.F.W. will have services at the grave.


Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Monday.





Originally submitted by Betty Sellers