Person:Gustave Courrege (1)

Watchers
m. 26 Oct 1893
  1. Gustave Courrege1894 - 1975
  2. Isidore Courrege1896 - 1971
  3. Pauline Henrietta Courrege1898 - 1900
  4. Pauline Courrege1900 - 1983
  5. Alice Courrege1902 - 1980
Facts and Events
Name Gustave Courrege
Gender Male
Birth? 9 Oct 1894 New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, United States
Death? 10 Apr 1975 Vinton, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States
Burial[2] Jennings, Jefferson Davis, Louisiana, United StatesCalvary Cemetery Record on Find a Grave

Gustave "Gus" Courrege owned the blacksmith shop in Vinton, Louisiana. He was also the town's volunteer fire chief for 38 years. He is remembered as a tall, strong man, admired by many people.

Military Service

Gus served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War I.

Marriage

Gus married his childhood sweetheart in 1919. She had been previously married to a Viator, who, according to family information, was Gus's cousin.

Newspaper Clippings

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lake Charles, Louisiana. American Press. (Lake Charles, Louisiana).
    Blacksmith shop, rice mill will soon be part of history Vinton Fire Chief Given New Post Obituary
  2. Gustave Jean Courrege, in Find A Grave.