BERNARD W. QUINN, 44, WORLD WAR VETERAN
Head of Furniture Department of W&J Sloane Dies
NEW YORK, New York, October 20, 1938 – Bernard W. Quinn, manager of the furniture department of W & J Sloan, Fifth Avenue and Forty-Seventh Street, and World War veteran, died on Monday at Mount Sinai Hospital after a three-week illness. Mr. Quinn lived in Bogota, New Jersey, and was 44 years old.
Born in Leadville, Colorado, Mr. Quinn served in France and Belgium as a Sergeant in the Ninety-First Division, A.E.F., and took part in the Meuse-Argonne, St. Mihiel and Lys-Scheldt engagements.
He had studied decorative art at the New York School of Fine and Applied Art. He had been with the Sloane store for ten years and became manager last year of its furniture department. He belonged to the Clifford Dunn Post, American Legion, in Bogota.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary Van Cott Quinn; three brothers, John F. of Phoenix, Arizona; James J. of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Edward Quinn of Price, Utah, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Watkins of Salt Lake City.
A requiem mass will be celebrated at 10 A.M. today at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bogota. Burial, with military honors, will be in the Arlington National Cemetery.
QUINN, BERNARD W
SUPP SGT MACHINE GUN CO 362ND INF 91ST DIV
DATE OF DEATH: 10/17/1938
BURIED AT: SECTION WWW SITE 2444-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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