Newsom Family Death Notices

Salem, Or., Oct.2 — (Special) — Albert J. Newsom, who fell Thursday from the base of the dome at the State House to the third floor, crushing his skull, died this morning at the Salem Hospital as a result of his injuries. He was 25 years old and was survived by a wife, parents and other other relatives. The body was taken to Portland for cremation. The deceased was born in Portland and comes of a pioneer family. (Portland Oregonian, October 3, 1909)

NEWSOM — The funeral of Albert J. Newsom will be held at the Crametorium [sic], today (Sunday), at 3 P.M. Friends invited. (Portland Oregonian, October 3, 1909)

NEWSOM – In this city April 18, Mary Walling Newsom, late of 716 S.E. 20th ave., mother of David E., Ira E. and Lewis W. of Bonneville; grandmother of Gayle Newsom of Bonneville; sister of E.W. Walling. Member of Multnomah Chapter, D.A.R.; West Side Lavender Club; Over the Top post No. 81, V.F.W. Friends are invited to attend funeral services today (Tuesday) at 1:30 P.M., at the Conservatory Chapel of A.J. Rose & Son, S.E. 6th and Alder. Interment private. (Portland Oregonian, April 20, 1937)

Captain William E. Newsom, owner of the steamer Iralda, and for 40 years one of the well-known navigators of the Columbia River, died Friday night in Los Angeles, where he had recently gone for his health. He had made his home at 202 Hazelfern place, in Laurelhurst, and was spending the winter in the south. The captain is survived by his widow, Mary Walling Newsom, and by three sons, David E. of Portland, Ira E. of Rainier, and Lewis, who is in Chile. The body will reach Portland Monday night and funeral arrangements will be announced later. (Portland Oregonian, January 18, 1920)

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