John Lawerance Riley

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John Lawerance Riley

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Birthplace: White Cloud, Michigan, United States
Death: Died in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States
Place of Burial: Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Lawerance Riley and Emma Riley
Husband of Bertha Riley (Haidle)
Father of Marie Catherine Lawson; <private> Riley and Irene Eneroth (Riley)
Brother of William "Bill" Charles Riley; Ivy Riley; Nettie Mary Thornton and Michael Riley

Occupation: Mill Wright @ Ohio Match
Managed by: Larry Michael Boyer
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Immediate Family

About John Lawerance Riley

When John was a young man his family lived in various towns in Ferry County. He served in the Army at Camp Lewis, in Tacoma, Washington. In 1922 he lived in Spokane, Washington and met and married Bertha Haidle on Sept. 30th 1927. In March of 1936 they purchased 40 acres of land on Fender Road in Colbert, Washington. It was at this time that Dad worked on a crew constructing Grand Coulee Dam, driving home each weekend in a 1927 Chevrolet truck. Nickels, dimes and pennies were saved in baking powder can and at Christmas time the money was divided three ways so Marie, Johnny and Irene could buy gifts for the relatives. John was employed at Ohio Match Co. and Bertha worked at White Pine Sash Co. The family fondly remembers times spent camping on the river at Post Falls, Idaho.

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John Lawerance Riley's Timeline

1893
December 16, 1893
White Cloud, Michigan, United States
1929
January 24, 1929
Age 35
1931
May 29, 1931
Age 37
Buckeye, Washington, United States
1961
December 6, 1961
Age 67
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States
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Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States