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Notable Births & Deaths for South Worcester ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding South Worcester. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • Walter R. Brooks
    • Author. He was born in Rome (NY) on January 9, 1886 (a Saturday) and died in Roxbury (NY) on August 17, 1958 (a Sunday) at the age of 72. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Madison County, New York).
    • Roxbury is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of South Worcester.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter R. Brooks<1>
  • Walter C. 'Walt' Brown
  • James Fenimore Cooper
  • Henry John Kaiser
  • Henry Herman Westinghouse

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<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:


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