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Alfred J. Osborne (b. October 10, 1894, d. December 10, 1953)Alfred J. Osborne (son of Richard W. Osburn/Osborne and Mary Bock) was born October 10, 1894 in New Orleans, LA, and died December 10, 1953 in New Orleans, LA.He married Isabelle Patterson, daughter of Charles Nicholas Patterson and Mary Martha Kingsmill.
Notes for Alfred J. Osborne:
In 1894 his birth certificate shows his name spelled "Osburn". Initial J.= Jos eph
This article appeared on the front page "New Orleans Times-Picayune" on
January 2, 1954:
The body of Alfred Osborne, 59, 2126 Brainard was recovered from the
Misissippi river at Jackson avenue, Friday at 11:15 am by a Coast G uard
patrol boat.A brother-in-law Nicholas Patterson of the same address
said the family last heard from Osborne Thursday at 5:30 pm when he
called fr om work and said he would be home around 6 pm.Patterson a
retired police of ficer, said "Osborne, a shipping clerk with a 45 year
record of employment wi th the coffee firm of William B. Reily and Co.
Inc. suffered from amnesia.H e liked to go down to the river and watch
the boats", Patterson said."He ha d a touch of amnesia and once before
about two or three months ago, he wander ed off, but we found him."
Osborne was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:50 am by a Charity
Hospital doctor.The Coroners office said an autopsy will b e performed
Saturday morning.QM 3-C Donald R. Kirkpatrick pulled the body a board
the boat at 11:15 am approximately two hours after the Coast Guard was
informed that a body had been sighted near the Jackson ave. ferry
landing. Police reports said a Negro identifed only as Lee Kennedy
reported having se en a white man clutch his heart and topple into the
water Thursday about 7 pm .The report did not specify the spot from
which the man fell.Patterson sa id Osborne is survived by his widow theformer Miss Isabel P atterson; three chi ldren, Alfred Jr. Thomas J. andMrs. John Atwood and three grandchildren , all o f New Orleans.
More About Alfred J. Osborne:
Burial: Unknown, St. Joseph No. 2 Cemetery in New Orleans, LA.
Unknown-Begin: W. B. Reily Coffee Co. 45 years.
Children of Alfred J. Osborne and Isabelle Patterson are:
- Thomas J. Osborne.
- +Alfred N. Osborne, b. October 14, 1914, New Orleans, LA, d. December 26, 1992, Jefferson Parish, LA.