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Information for Glenn Mason Tucker
26 August, 1893
2 December, 1942
The Caldwell News-Tribune
Wednesday, 2 December, 1942
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Note - Although the articles below show his first name
as Glen, all records I could find including the headstone
photo below show it to be Glenn.



Coroner Says Gunshot
Wound Self-

     A self inflicted gunshot wound at 8 a. m. today claimed the life of Glen M. Tucker, 49, Caldwell mechanic and former employee of the Boise Payette Lumber company at Idaho City.  The shooting took place at his cabin near the home of Beulah Hadsall in Middleton, where his mother-in-law, Mrs. Rena Kline resides.
     According to Coroner Wilbur Dakan and Sheriff A. A. Moline, who investigated the case, Tucker apparently place the gun on the floor and pressed the trigger with a yard stick.  The body was discovered on the bed about 9 a. m., when Mrs. Kline noticed Tucker's car parked in front of the Hadsall home.  He was reported to gone to his Middleton cabin for tools.  There will be no inquest, Dakan reported.
     Born at Cassville, Mo., in August 1893, Tucker was a veteran of World War I, a member Caldwell Lodge B. P. O. E. No. 1448.  He was formerly employed by Jack Thorne, when he operated the Ford garage on "Arthur street and the Wilson Motor company, Mr. and Mrs. Tucker moved from Idaho City to 1003 Denver street in Caldwell Tuesday.  Starting this morning, he was to have been employed by the Leo J. Mason Buick company in Caldwell.  While at Idaho City Tucker was employed by the Boise Payette Lumber company6.
     Survivors besides his wife, Martha Tucker of Caldwell include a sister in Texas and several brothers in Missouri.
     The body is at the Peckham chapel, where arrangements are pending.

Also this article in The News-Tribune
Thursday, 3 December, 1942


Funeral Rites For
Glen M. Tucker
To Be Friday

     Funeral services for Glen M. Tucker, 49, World War veteran, whill be held at the Peckham chapel Friday at 2:30 p. m.  The Rev. George Roseberry will officiate and burial will be in Canyon Hill cemetery.
     Born at Cassville, Mo., in August 1893, Tucker died Wednesday morning from a self-inflicted bullet wound.  He came to Caldwell in April 1929 and was employed as an automobile mechanic.  He was married to Martha Lively of Caldwell, June 1, 1938.  They moved to Idaho City 13 months ago, where Tucker was employed by the Boise Payette Lumber company.  Tuesday they returned to Caldwell, where Tucker was to be employed by the Leo J. Mason Buick company.  Their present home is at 1003 Denver.


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