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Paul John KRUESI  1878 - 1965 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Paul John KRUESI  1878 - 1965

aka Paul J. Kruesi, P. J. Kruesi, Paul Kruesi, P. Kruesi
nationality
occupation
birth 3 Febr 1878, Menlo Park, NJ
baptism
death .. Nov 1965, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee
burial
marriage
Myra SMARTT

b. .. June 1883, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee
d. 6 Nov. 1941, Philadelphia Hospital, ........

children
  • Myra E. ("Peggy")

    b. 4 June 1907/1908
    d. 4 March 1990, Lookout Mountain, Hamilton, TN

  • Emily M.

    b. 26 Nov 1909, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee
    d. .............

  • Rowena K.

    b. 18 Feb 1911, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee
    d. 11 Aug 2002, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

  • Paul John Jr.

    b. ...............
    d. .............., Signal Mountain, Tennessee

  • Mary E.

    b. .........
    d. ................


PARENTS

father John (Johann Heinrich) KRUESI

b. 15 May 1843, Speicher (or Heiden), Kanton Appenzell, SWITZERLAND
d. 22 Feb 1899, Schenectady, NY

mother Emily ZWINGER

b. .... 1853/1854, ......, ......., Ohio
d. ..... 1897, ...........

children
  • August H.

    b. 28 Mar 1876, Newark, New Jersey
    d. 7 May 1925, El Paso, Texas

  • Paul John

    b. 3 Febr 1878, Menlo Park, New Jersey
    d. .. Nov 1965, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee

  • Emily M.

    b. .. Nov 1880, New Jersey
    d. ..............

  • Walter Edison

    b. 3 Sep 1881, Menlo Park, New Jersey
    d. ...............

  • Frank Eugene

    b. 19 June 1885, Brooklyn, New York
    d. .... 1949, ......

  • Olga A.

    b. 13 Mar 1887, Brooklyn, New York
    d. ............

  • Clare L.

    b. .. July 1888, New York
    d. ...............

  • John

    b. 15 Oct 1891/1892, New York
    d. ...............


LIFE


Paul Kruesi, moved from Schenectady, New York, to Chattanooga in 1902, becoming a prominent industrial leader and booster of his adopted city. Previously he worked for Thomas Edison, earning the distinction of being named an Edison Pioneer like his father. Paul Kruesi was of Swiss heritage, his father having married Emilie Zwinger, from another Swiss immigrant family, in 1873.


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