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CHARLES W. ORD, A FORMER RESIDENT DIES IN CHRISTOPHER



Charles W. Ord, a former resident of Mt. Vernon and a brother of 
Mort Ord of this city, died suddenly of a heart attack at his home 
in Christopher at 5 p.m. yesterday.

Mr. Ord was employed at the old Mt. Vernon coal mine years ago as 
an examiner and check weighman. He left this city 39 years ago.

He was formerly Chief of Police in Christopher.

He is survived by his widow, Nannie Wells Ord; three sons, Tom, Gus, 
and Bill, all at home; two daughters, Mrs. Bertha Tolliver of Christopher 
and Mrs. Helen Booten of Peoria; a brother, Mort Ord of Mt. Vernon; a 
sister, Mrs. Linnie Hodge of DeSoto, MO; and five grandchildren.
 

Date: March 6, 1940   
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by; Michelle Wisniewski * michellewisniewski1@comcast.net
Relationship: Granddaughter

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