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Information for Dr. William Edgar Waldrop
25 December, 1873
27 January, 1943
The Caldwell News-Tribune
Wednesday, 27 January, 1943
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Pioneer Dies In
Boise Hospital

     Dr. William E. Waldrop, 69, passed away this morning at a Boise hospital.  He was born in Kentucky and was a veteran of the Spanish-American war.  He moved from Kentucky to Caldwell and from here to Parma where he practiced medicine.  He has of late been the commander of the Old Soldiers Home in Boise.  His wife, who survives him, lives in Parma.
     He was a member of the Assembly of God church.  Peckham chapel will be in charge of the services.  Arrangements at this time have not been completed.

Also this article in The Caldwell News-Tribune
Thursday, 28 January, 1943


Funeral Services
For Dr. Waldrop
To Be Saturday

     Funeral services for Dr. William E. Waldrop who passed away at the Veterans hospital in Boise Wednesday, will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday at the Community church in Parma.
     Dr. Waldrop was born Dec. 25, 1873, in Owen county, Kentucky.  He studied medicine there and served in a hospital unit during the Spanish-American war.  He moved to Caldwell in 1903 and then to Parma, where he practiced medicine until 1932, when he accepted a position at the Soldiers Home in Boise.
     Survivors include his widow, Lulu Stockton Waldrop; three daughters, Mrs. Rex Wendle, Albany, Calif.; Mrs. George Cook, Salt Lake, and Mrs. Robert Schroeder of Coeur d'Alene and four grandchildren.
     Interment will be in the Parma cemetery.