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Felix Thomas Boschert

Felix Thomas Boschert

Male 1892 - 1967  (75 years)

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  • Name Felix Thomas Boschert 
    Born 13 Jun 1892  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Medical lost one arm in an industrial accident prior to 1937 
    Residence 1900  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1910  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Individual Note 10 Jan 1912  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Attendant at Walter Boschert's Wedding 
    • Felix, of Alton, was attendant at wedding of Walter Boschert, who was married at St. Mary's Church
    Military 5 Jun 1917  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Registered for World War I Draft; residing at 622 E. 9th Street, employed as clerk at Illinois Glass; Described as being of medium height and build, with blue eyes and dark brown hair. Lost 1 hand (left); single
    Residence 1920  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    906 Liberty Street 
    • CENSUS: 1920 Alton Ward 4, Madison County, Illinois
      (Liberty Street)
      Felix T. Boschert, 27 years old, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois. Time keeper at glass company
      Mary Boschert, wife, 28 years old, born in Missouri; parents born in Illinois
      Lucy M. Boschert, daughter, 2 months old, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Missouri
    Illinois Glass Works
Alton, Illinois
    Illinois Glass Works Alton, Illinois
    Residence 1921  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    906 Liberty 
    • CITY DIRECTORY: 1921
      Alton, Illinois
      Boschert Felix T. (Mae) (Richey & Boschert) r. 906 Liberty
    Occupation 1921  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Richey & Boschert 
    • Felix and brother-in-law Charlie Richey operating grocery business Richey & Boschert, located at 405 Belle Street, which carried fruits, vegetables, and bakery items; delivery available; special orders for teas and parties taken
    Richey & Boschert
    Richey & Boschert
    Individual Note 23 Dec 1922 
    Five Hundred Party 
    • Felix and Mae attended a Five Hundred party at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Boschert on the Godfrey Road.
    • Alton Evening Telegraph
      Tuesday, December 26, 1922

      Mr. and Mrs. Paul Boschert of the Godfrey Road entertained with a Five Hundred party Saturday night at their home. The house was decorated in green and red with large red bells being suspended from the chandeliers. Cards were played until 12, Miss Boschert and Felix Boschert receiving the favors. At 12 Mrs. Boschert served lunch, assisted by Mrs. Fred Radcliffe.
      Mr. and Mrs. Albert Girard, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Boschert, Mr. and Mrs. Felix Boschert, Mr. and Mrs. John Hurley, Miss Louise Boschert, Jack Parker, Mr. adn Mrs. Fred Radcliffe and Mr. and Mrs. Boschert made up the gathering.
    Individual Note 25 Dec 1922  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christmas Dinner 
    • Felix and Mae hosted Christmas dinner for family at their residence on McPherson Avenue
    • Alton Evening Telegraph
      Tuesday, December 26, 1922

      Mr. and Mrs. Felix Boschert of McPherson avenue entertained with a Christmas dinner, the guests being members of the family. Covers were arranged for twelve. Mr.s Boschert served a delicious dinner, and following the enjoyment of same cards were played.
    Residence 1923  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    834 McPherson 
    • CITY DIRECTORY: 1923
      Alton, Illinois
      Boschert, Felix (Mae); 834 McPherson
    Residence 1927  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    623 E. 9th Street 
    • CITY DIRECTORY: 1927
      Alton, Illinois
      Boschert, Felix T (May); 1B 1G foreman Laclede Steel Co; res 623 E. 9th Street
    Occupation 1927  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Laclede Steel 
    • circa 1927, began working at Laclede Steel, continuing there until elected as Alton city treasurer in 1937
    Residence 1928  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    819 Liberty (across street from 623 E. 9th Street residence) 
    • CITY DIRECTORY: 1928
      Alton, Illinois
      Boschert, Felix T (Mae); 819 Liberty; 1B 1G shipping; foreman Laclede Steel Co
    Residence 1930  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • CENSUS: 1930 Alton, Madison County, Illinois
      Felix Boschert, 37 years old, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois. Age at first marriage: 25. Shipping person at steel mill. Not a veteran
      Mae Boschert, wife, 38 years old, born in Missouri; father born in Ireland; mother born in Illinois. Age at first marriage 26
      Lucy Boschert, daughter, 10 years old, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Missouri. Attended school within the year
      Felix Boschert, son, 5 years old, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Missouri
      Marjorie Boschert, daughter, 1 year and 2 months old, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Missouri
      Marlin Boschert, father, 72 years old, born in Illinois; parents born in Germany. Widowed. Age at first marriage: 24
      Louise Boschert, sister, 29 years old, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois
    • CITY DIRECTORY: 1930
      Alton, Illinois
      Boschert, Felix (Mary); 1B 2G emp. Laclede Steel Co; r. 818 Spruce
    Residence 1933  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    818 Spruce 
    • CITY DIRECTORY: 1933
      Alton, Illinois
      Boschert, Felix (Mary); 1B 2G; r 818 Spruce
    Residence 1935  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • CITY DIRECTORY: 1935
      Alton, Illinois
      Boschert, Felix T (Mae); 1B 2G; r 818 Spruce
    Individual Note 10 Jan 1937 
    Attended Silver Wedding Observance 
    • Felix and Mae attended silver wedding anniversary party for Walter and Theresa Fahrig Boschert. Felix had been one of the attendants at the wedding, which took place January 10, 1912, at St. Mary's Church in Alton
    Individual Note 6 Apr 1937  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alton City Treasurer 
    • Elected Alton City Treasurer
    Residence 1940  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    615 E. 8th Street 
    • CENSUS: 1940 Alton, Madison County, Illinois
      615 E. 8th Street
      Felix T. Boshart, 47 years old, born in Illinois; highest level of education: 8th grade; residence in 1935: same house; city treasurer
      May L. Boshart, 48 years old, born in Missouri; highest level of education: 6th grade; residence in 1935: same house
      Lucy M. Boshart, daughter, 20 years old, born in Illinois; highest level of education: H3; residence in 1935: same house
      Magory A. Boshart, daughter, 11 years old, born in Illinois; highest level of education: 6th grade; residence in 1935: same house
    Occupation Jan 1940  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alton City Treasurer 
    • article in January 16, 1940 Alton Evening Telegraph shows Felix as Alton City Treasurer
    Individual Note 28 Dec 1940  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • article in Alton Evening Telegraph reports that Felix, then city treasurer, was candidate for clerk of the city court, election to be held March 4, 1941
    Individual Note 27 Feb 1941  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ad in Alton Evening Telegraph in support of Felix's candidacy for clerk of the city court
    Individual Note 1 Mar 1941  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • candidate for clerk of the city court
    Individual Note 4 Mar 1941  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Elected Clerk of the City Court of Alton
    Residence 1942  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    615 E. 8th street 
    Individual Note 21 Apr 1942 
    Knights of Columbus League 
    • Felix hit an individual high of 574 while playing in the KC League (bowling)
    Military 27 Apr 1942  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • registered for WWII draft; residing at 615 E. 8th; employed by city of Alton;5'9" tall, 150 pounds, blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion; left hand removed
    Individual Note 1947  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Running with Judge William Boynton, re-elected Alton City Court clerk
    Individual Note Mar 1947  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Running with Judge William Boynton, re-elected as clerk of the City Court of Alton
    Residence Jan 1949  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    615 East 8th Street 
    Individual Note 15 Jan 1949  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Felix, then the clerk of the City Court of Alton, entered the race for mayor
    Individual Note 1950  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Re-elected Alton City Court Clerk
    Individual Note Nov 1950  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • newspaper article in December 5th edition of Alton Evening Telegraph shows Felix as Clerk of the Alton City Court
    Individual Note 5 Dec 1950  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • newspaper article in December 5th edition of Alton Evening Telegraph shows Felix as Clerk of the Alton City Court
    Individual Note 1953  Alton, Madison County, Illnois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Re-elected Alton City Court Clerk
    Individual Note Jan 1955  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • an article in the 12 January 1955 edition of the Alton Evening Telegraph notes Felix as City Clerk of the city of Alton
    Residence 1957  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    moved from 815 E. 8th Street to 3324 Belle Street 
    Occupation 1959  Alton, Madison County, Illiois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Re-elected Alton City Court Clerk
    Individual Note 1964  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • became the first associate clerk of Madison County Circuit Court in Alton, when the city court was raised to circuit status
    Individual Note 15 Apr 1967  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    celebrated Golden Wedding Anniversary at St. Mary's Catholic Church 
    • Alton Evening News
      April 15, 1967
      Parish Honors 16 Couples on Gold, Silver Anniversaries
      Msgr. James A. Suddes, pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Alton today honored 16 couples of the parish observing their Golden and Silver Wedding Anniversaries during 1967.
      A special blessing was given to the couples who knelt in the sanctuary for the mass celebrated at noon. After greeting relatives and friends, the honorees and additional guests including the Rev. Willaim Hembrow and the Rev. Victor Kaltenbach, assistant pastors of St. Mary's, were served a four course dinner in the school hall.
      A garden scene provided the setting for the tables arranged in a half circle. Table decorations were carried out in gold and silver, with floral centerpieces interspersed with candles. A large wedding cake was served from a satin and net covered table decorated in gold and silver and smilax.
      At the close of the program, Msgr. Suddes presented each couple with gold and silver Madonna statues. This is an annual event which was inaugurated by Msgr. Suddes seven years ago and is always anticipated with great pleasure.
      Those honored were:
      GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Felix T. Boschert, 3324 Belle St., Alton....
    Died 20 Jul 1967  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • died at his home, 3324 Belle Street
    • Alton Evening Telegraph
      Friday, July 21, 1967
      Boschert Served As Alton's Court Clerk 24 Years
      Felix T. Boschert, 75, city court clerk for 23 years, died Thursday after public service in Alton since 1937.
      He began his career in city office as treasurer, after winning a tight race for election in 1937.
      In 1941, Boschert began his long career as city court clerk, following an election victory by a large majority in his first race.
      He served with Judge William Boynton and ran again with the judge, unopposed, in their re-election in 1947.
      Boschert ran unopposed again in 1953 and won alongside the new City Court Judge, I.H. Streeper III, who had been appointed the previous year to occupy Judge Boynton's bench following his death.
      Boschert, along with Judge Streeper, was re-elected in 1959.
      Then in 1964, Boschert became the first associate clerk of Madison County Circuit Court in Alton, when the city court was raised to circuit status.
      In failing health since December of 1966, he died Thursday evening in his home.
    Felix T. Boschert
    Felix T. Boschert
    (obit picture)
    Funeral 25 Jul 1967  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • at St. Mary's Catholic Church; Rev. Laverne Fischer celebrant
    Individual Note 5'9" tall; blue eyes; brown hair; left hand removed 
    Buried Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Boschert Stone
    Felix Thomas Boschert
    Felix Boschert Family Lot
    Person ID I64334  My Family Tree
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2019 

    Father Martin A. Boschert,   b. 1857,   d. 1932  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Bridgit A. Unknown,   b. 1860,   d. 1919  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F9855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Little,   b. 14 Oct 1891, West Alton, St. Charles County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1989, Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1917  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • at St. Patrick's Catholic Church; Father Francis B. Kehoe officiating
    • Alton Evening Telegraph
      October 1, 1917
      Bans Published at St. Patrick's Church
      Bans of marriage were published at St. Patrick's Church Sunday morning between Felix Boschert and Miss Mae Little.
      The bans were published for the first time, and the marriages will be events of the month of October.

    • Alton Evening Telegraph
      October 11, 1917
      Boschert-Little Nuptials
      On Wednesday morning at St. Patrick's church Miss Mae Little will become the bride of Felix Boschert.

    • Alton Evening Telegraph
      October 18, 1917
      Felix F. Boschert and Miss Mary Little, both of Alton, were licensed to marry.
    St. Patrick Catholic Church
    St. Patrick Catholic Church
    Alton, Illinois
    at corner of 5th and Central
    Children 
     1. Lucy M. Boschert,   b. 16 Nov 1919, Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 2004, Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Felix Martin Boschert,   b. 20 Oct 1924, Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1940, Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     3. Thomas R. Boschert,   b. 20 Mar 1926, Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1926, Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     4. Living
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F9854  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Felix Boschert
    Felix Boschert


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