Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind02443
  • Name: George Arthur FONDA
  • Given Name: George Arthur
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 31 AUG 1890 in New York
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  • Death: 19 FEB 1970
  • Age: 79y 5m 19d in Syracuse, NY
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=102273078
  • Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, NY
  • Note:
    b. NY; 1900 US Federal Census, Lansingburgh, Rensselaer Co., NY (Geo A Fonda, Son, b. Aug 1890 in NY, Job P, Stella C); 1905 New York State Census, Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY; 1915 New York State Census, Syracuse Ward 13, Onondaga Co., NY; 1920 & 1930 US Federal Census, Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY; 1925 New York State Census, Syracuse Ward 04, A.D.03, E.D.06, Onondaga Co., NY; 1940 US Federal Census, Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY (George A Fonda, b. 1891, NY, Head, Dorothy R); bur. Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, NY; SSDI Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY; o. Automobile Dealership Manager; served as a Lieutenant in WWI and a Major in WWII (Recruiter); [School Yearbooks - G A Fonda, Phillips Exeter Academy The Pean, Exeter, New Hampshire, 1911, ]; [World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 - George Arthur Fonda; White; b. 31 Aug 1890; New York; Registration Place: Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY] >> www.fonda.org <<

    [George A. Fonda of Syracuse, NY was the distributor for Packard automobiles in central NY state for many years, operating under the corporate name Fonda Motor Car Company]; [New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 - Name: George Fonda, Arrival Date: 29-Jan-1930, Estimated Birth Year: 1890, Gender: Male, Port of Departure: Cherbourg, France, Ethnicity/Nationality: , Ship Name: Olympic]; [New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 - Name: George Fonda, Arrival Date: 29-Jun-1936, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1891, Gender: Male, Port of Departure: Hamilton, Bermuda, Ethnicity/Nationality: , Ship Name: Queen of Bermuda]

    [George A. Fonda - Private funeral services were held recently for George A. Fonda, 79, of Syracuse, a car distributor in Central New York for many years. He had been a director of the First Trust & Deposit Co., a trustee of Oakwood Cemetery, a president and director of the Syracuse Auto Dealers, a director of the Syracuse Chamber of Commerce, and president and governor of the Century Club in Syracuse. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Reid Fonda, a son, Edward B. Fonda of Cazenovia, and a daughter, Mrs. John S. Algeo of Fayetteville. Cazenovia Republican, March 4, 1970]; [Mr. Fonda Dies; Auto Pioneer - Private services will be conducted at the convenience of the family for George A. Fonda, 79, for many years a widely known distributor of Packard Motor Cars, who died Thursday evening at his home, 1647 James St. The Rev. Dr. Harold L. Hutton, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, will officiate. Friends wishing to do so may make contributions to the St. Paul's Memorial Fund. One of the pioneer automobile dealers in Central New York, Mr. Fonda's name was synonymous with Packards in this area. A director of First Trust & Deposit Co., he was also a trustee of Oakwood Cemetery, a senior member of the Citizens Foundaton and had been presid?nt and director of the Syracuse Automobile Dealers' Association, a past president and former director of the Chamber of Commerce, a director of the Syracuse Foundation and of the old Syracuse General Hospital, a past president and governor of the Century Club, a founder-member of the Hillsboro Club, Pompano Beach, Fla.; and a vice president and director of the Triton Fish and Game Club. Born in Troy on Aug. 31, 1890, Mr. Fonda attended Phillips Exeter Academy and Syracuse University, where he was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity. He was a lieutenant in the Air Corps during World War I, and during World War II he was a major in the Adjutant General's Corps, in charge of officer procurement in Upstate New York. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Reid Fonda; two children, Edward B. Fonda of Cazenovia and Mrs. John S. Algeo of Fayetteville; four half brothers and sisters, LeGrand B. Fonda of Birmingham, Mich., James R. Fonda of Akron, Ohio, Mrs. William Ditsch of Syracuse and Mrs. J. Bert Conley of Cohoes; four grandchildren, Mrs. Dana Sawyer of Chevy Chase, Md., Lt. George A. Fonda of Arlington, Va., Suzanne Reid Algeo and John S. Algeo of Fayetteville. Funeral arrangements are in charge of Fairchld & Meech. There will be no calling hours. Syracuse Post-Standard, February 21, 1970.]




    Father: Job Pierson FONDA b: 15 FEB 1859 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY
    Mother: Estelle Celeste BENEDICT b: 11 MAR 1865 in Troy, Rensselaer Co., NY

    Marriage 1 Dorothy Lawson REID b: 04 FEB 1893 in New York
    • Married: 12 DEC 1912 Religious Marriage in Onondaga Co., NY
    • Note: [New York County Marriages - George Arthur Fonda; Birth Date: abt 1890; Marriage Date: 12-Dec-1912; Spouse: Dorothy Lawson Reid; Marriage Place: Onondaga]
    Children
    1. Has Children Edward Benedict FONDA b: 13 SEP 1913 in Syracuse, NY
    2. Has No Children Suzanne Arthur FONDA b: 07 DEC 1921 in Syracuse, NY
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