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William R. Bedillion
(1888-1973)

William R. Bedillion was born on April 24, 1888 in Lone Pine, Washington County, PA, the son of John M. and Catherine (Miner) Bedillion.

Will married Elsie (?), of Ohio, whose parents were natives of Germany.  They had at least one daughter, Melva Gladys Amann.

In 1910, when the federal census was taken, Will and Elsie lived in Washington, Washington County, where he worked as a clerk in a railroad freight office.

Later, he is said to have lived in Monessen, PA, and had a high-level executive position with Prudential Insurance Company in Pittsburgh.

In 1965, at the death of his brother Norton Bedillion, Will was living in Pittsburgh. In 1967, when his sister Lucy Martin passed away, he was making his home in Washington. Circa 1973, he resided at 5805 Fifth Avenue in East Liberty, near Pittsburgh.

Elsie passed away sometime before 1973.

On July 23, 1973, Will passed away in Pittsburgh. Funeral services were held at John H. Slater Sons Funeral Home in Brentwood, and he was laid to rest at Jefferson Memorial Park. His obituary was printed in the Pittsburgh Press

~ Daughter Gladys (Bedillion) Amann ~

Daughter Gladys Bedillion married Charles Amann and had two children and at least four grandchildren.

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