BEDFORD RITES IN CAPITAL
Lieuenant Commander in Navy is Buried in Arlington
WASHINGTON, May 10, 1942 – A funeral service for Lieuenant Commander Stephen R. Bedford, U.S.N., was held yesterday in Washington. Burial was in Arlington National Cemetery.
Commander Bedford, who was 38 years old, was well known in New York, where he had been stationed for several tours of duty. He died in a Washington hospital last Tuesday. He was born in Chowchilla, California, where some of his family still reside, and after receiving his primary education in California schools wasgraduated in 1924 from the United States Naval Academy.
Commander Bedford leaves a widow, the former Miss Isabel Culver of San Diego, and two children, Suzanne and Tony.
BEDFORD, STEPHEN RAY JR
- Lieutenent Commander, United States Navy
- DATE OF DEATH: 05/05/1942
- BURIED AT: SECTION 2 SITE 4848
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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