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Wednesday
Jan222014

JORDAN, Robert Powell (1880 - 1936)

ROBERT JORDAN, 56,  PASSES ON HERE SUNDAY, County Supervisor is Victim of Operation Performed Last Week - Robert Powell Jordan, 56 year old Shasta County Supervisor for the past 12 years, passed on at a Redding hospital Sunday morning as the result of an operation performed the early part of the week, from which he was apparently recovering when he took a sudden turn for the worse.

Jordan was elected supervisor four times in district 2, the first time in 1924, serving consecutive terms ever since. he was elected for the fourth time last November, and had just started his fourth term on January 4.

Born in Ono November 4, 1880, Jordan was a resident of Shasta cvounty all his life. He was a prminent stock raiser in the Ono district. Jordan never moved.

Surviving are his mother Mrs Josephine Jordan of Ono; a sister, Macie I Montgomery of Redding, County Superintendent of Schools; and two brother, William T. Jordan of Ono and James Jordan of Redding.

Funeral Services will be held at the grave side in the Ono Cemetery Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with the Western Star Lodge No. 2 Masonic Order of Shasta, of which he was a member, officiating.

Interment will be made by McDonald & Scott.

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