Ross-Burke Company

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

George E. Kitzmeyer Records

 Collection
Identifier: 82-41
Abstract

George E. Kitzmeyer was a Nevadan undertaker who sat on the Nevada Morticians' Board of Examiners. Collection includes death records and funeral account books of George Kitzmeyer, Carson City, Nevada, 1867-1932; funeral account book and company minutes of the Perkins-Gulling Company, Reno, 1909-1923; funeral account book and company minutes of Ross-Burke Company, Reno, 1923-1952; and Washoe County Coroner's jury record, 1936-1957.

Dates: 1867-1957

Mortuary records

 Collection
Identifier: NC580
Abstract

Copies of mortuary records from the following Reno firms; Sanders Funeral [Home], 1879-1906; Perkins-Gulling, 1902-1908; and Ross-Burke, 1906-1908.,Each volume contains an index and name of deceased, age, cause of death, nativity, and sometimes details of funeral arrangements.

Dates: 1879-1908

Silas Earl Ross Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC820
Abstract Silas Earl Ross (1887-1975) was a Nevada funeral director (Ross-Burke Company); member of University of Nevada-Reno faculty (1909-1914) and Board of Regents (1932-1956). Active in the Freemasons from 1908-1975, Ross served as the Nevada Grand Master. Ross also served as chair of the Nevada State Republican Central Committee and Reno City Councilman. He was married to Emily Coffin in 1913; they had one son, Silas Earl Ross Jr. (1916-1967). The collection includes autobiographical and...
Dates: 1864-1975

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Undertakers and undertaking -- Nevada 2
Carson City (Nev.) 1
Cemeteries -- Nevada -- Reno 1
Constitutional conventions -- Nevada 1
Medicine -- Nevada 1