Person:Archie Babcock (1)

  1. Oscar True Babcock1895 - 1952
  2. Archie Bristol Babcock1900 - 1928
Facts and Events
Name Archie Bristol Babcock
Gender Male
Birth[1] 31 Oct 1900 North Loup, Valley, Nebraska, United States
Death[1] 19 Sep 1928 Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 The North Loup Loyalist
    September 28, 1928.

    Archie Bristol Babcock, son of the late E. J. Babcock and of Jessie True Babcock, was born in North Loup, Oct. 31, 1900. Having lost his hearing in infancy, he entered the School for the Deaf at Omaha, from which he graduated in 1921. He took a year's work in the North Loup High School and graduated with the class of 1922. Then followed two years in the Wayne State Normal. He specialized in Manual training and Drafting. He was very athletic and in all these schools was enthusiastic in football and other sports and was a star player. He took more drafting in the State University for a short time. In the spring of 1926 he became a draftsman in the State Engineer's office, which position he filled acceptably till his death.
    While Archie was not a member of any church, he was a Christian boy of good moral character. He was a general favorite wherever known and had the faculty of making friends among the hearing as well as the deaf. He was a member of the National Fraternal Association of the Deaf.
    After a very short illness he died of meningitis at the Lincoln General hospital, Sept. 19. After a short service conducted by Rev. Calhoun of the 1st Presbyterian church and interpreted to the deaf friends by Mrs. Nellie Barney, he was brought home.
    He leaves his mother, his sister, Katherine M., of Lincoln, his brothers, Oscar T. of Milton, Wis., Edwin J. Jr., of Lincoln, Arthur S. of North Loup, and two little nieces to whom he was devoted, and many other close relatives and friends. Jessie T. Babcock.