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Title Two newspaper clippings from album with obituary of Judge J.W. Rufus Besson and funeral notice from the Jersey Observer, January, 13, 14, 1935.
Object Name Newspaper
Catalog Number 2002.111.0020
Collection Family & Friends Memorabilia Collection
Credit Gift of Edward Cooke Stanton
Scope & Content Two newspaper clippings from album with obituary of Judge J.W. Rufus Besson and funeral notice from the Jersey Observer, January, 13, 14, 1935.

He died on Sunday, January 12, 1935. Contains useful background on his life and the Besson family, a pioneer family of Hoboken.

State Assemblyman 1903-04, Hoboken District Court Judge, several law partnerships including partnership with Richard Stevens, director of Hoboken Land & Improvement Company, president, Hoboken Community Y.M.C.A., trustee of the Industrial School of the City of Hoboken, bank director, trustee of Christ Hospital and active in other community affairs including Trinity Episcopal Church.


People Besson, J.W. Rufus
Besson, Irene Schieb
Besson, Barbara
Besson, John Case
Stevens, Richard
Lewis, Edwin A.F.
Alexander, Archibald Stevens
Wittpenn, Mrs. H. Otto
Besson, Francis
Besson, Hasseltine Judson Nice
Besson, Samuel Austin
Besson, J. Harlan
Lang, Harry
Applegate, John B.
Date 1935
Year Range from 1935.0
Search Terms Trinity Episcopal Church
Y.M.C.A.
Hoboken Land & Improvement Company
Industrial School of the City of Hoboken
Caption start of obituary
Imagefile 011\20021110020.JPG
Classification Death
Funerals
Social & Personal Activity
Law Enforcement
Government & Politics
Church