Monday, February 11, 2013

Ulysses Grant Toomire

Ulysses Grant Toomire was born in Indiana on March 4, 1871. He was most likely named after President Ulysses S. Grant, who served as U.S. President from March 4, 1869 to March 4, 1877. In the 1910 U.S. Census, U.G. Toomire stated that he was employed at a cement mill. He and his wife and two daughters were living in Margaretta Township, Erie County, Ohio at that time. On February 11, 1929, Ulysses G. Toomire died following an illness of several weeks. He was buried in Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. Mr. Toomire was survived by two daughters, Mrs. Norman J. Bitter and Mrs. Harry J. Andres; two grandchildren; one brother, George Toomire, and many relatives and friends. An obituary for Ulysses Grant Toomire appeared in the February 12, 1929 issue of the Sandusky Register.

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