Saturday, April 23, 2016

Alexander Muir Obituary

As published in the Seattle Daily Times on 7 May 1957:

ALEXANDER MUIR -- Funeral services for Alexander Muir, 68, of 1415 Belmont Av., a retired fireman, will be held at 3 o'clock tomorrow in the Butterworth chapel. Cremation will follow.

Mr. Muir, who was the fire chief at Boeing Airplane Co. during the Second World War, died yesterday of a heart attack.

Mr. Muir was born in Coalville, Ill. He came to Seattle 44 years ago.

Mr. Muir joined the Seattle Fire Department in 1913. He retired in 1920 because of an injury. He rejoined the department in 1930 and served as an inspector until 1935. He retired from Boeing in 1945. He was a member of the Retired Firemen's Association.

Surviving are a son, Alexander E. Muir, Seattle; two daughters, Mrs. Helen M. Potter, Riverside, Calif., and Mrs. Frances Nikas, San Francisco; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Caswell and Mrs. Jane Beck, both of Danville, Ill., and three grandchildren.

Seattle Daily Times, 7 May 1957

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