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Information for Charles Clinton Conger
25 October, 1898 – 6 January, 1985
From the
Idaho Press Tribune
January 1985
Contributed by Bonnie Dilworth


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Charles Conger

      Services for Charles C. Conger, 86, Caldwell, who died Sunday, Jan. 6, in a Caldwell hospital, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
      The Rev. Donald Frank of the Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church of Caldwell will officiate.  Private burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
      Mr. Conger was born on Oct. 25, 1898, in New York City, N.Y. He was reared and educated in
Bakersfield, Calif.  He served in the U.S. Army during World War I.  After the war, he graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1921 as a civil engineer.
      He married Arabelle De Olivira on Nov. 24, 1922 in Los Angeles, and they made their home in
Pomona, Calif., where he practiced as a civil engineer.  Mrs. Conger died in 1937.  On Dec. 7, 1939, he married Adelaide D. “Peggy” Douglas in Las Vegas, Nev. In 1942 they moved to Rocky Ford, Colo., and he served as a captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps.  In 1945, they returned to Pomona where he re-established his practice as an engineer.  In addition to his practice, he was an engineer for the cities of Glendora, Chino, Clairmont, and LaVerne, Calif.
      He was a consultant to Harvey Mudd College in Clairmont at the time of his retirement in 1964.  That same year, they moved to
Sedona, Ariz., and in 1972, they moved to Caldwell.  Mrs. Conger died Feb. 9, 1980, in Caldwell, where Mr. Conger had since resided. 
      He was a life member of the S.A.E. (Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity) the B.P.O.E. of Pomona Calif., the American Legion of Pomona, and he served as a volunteer for the Meals on Wheels program in Caldwell.
      He was preceded in death by his parents and a son.
      Memorials may be made to the Scott McAllister Memorial Fund at Harvey Mudd College in Clairmont, in care of Dr. Gerald B. Conger, Route 7, Box 538, Caldwell, 83605; or to the Elks Rehabilitation Hospital, P.O. Box 1100, Boise, 83701.

      Friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell




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