Return to normal view

Paul Bartlett Van Buren's Genealogy 2017

Entries: 10187    Updated: 2017-12-05 16:31:03 UTC (Tue)    Contact: Paul Van Buren

  • ID: I2
  • Name: Ervin Paul Van Buren
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 25 NOV 2015
  • Birth: 23 SEP 1897 in 215 South Second Street, Wahpeton, Richland County, North Dakota 1 2 3
  • GRAD: ABT 1914 Wahpeton High School, Wahpeton, Richland County, North Dakota
  • Event: Milt WWI BET 04 MAY 1917 AND 26 FEB 1919
  • GRAD: 1923 University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Occupation: an attorney with the law firm of Krause & Van Buren, later Van Buren & Vogt, in Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota
  • Residence: BET 1923 AND 1968 Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota
  • Census: 1930 402 Fifth Street, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota 4
  • Death: 10 JUL 1968 in the golf course, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota 2
  • Burial: 13 JUL 1968 Hills of Rest Memorial Park, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota 5
  • Note:


    The Dell Rapids [SD] Tribune carried the following obituary:

    Prominent citizen dies here

    A heart attack, which occurred while he was playing golf with friends on the Dell Rapids golf course Wednesday last week, claimed the life of a prominent Dell Rapids citizen. Ervin P. Van Buren, retired attorney, died at the age of 70. Private services for the family were held Saturday morning and interment took place in the Hills of Rest Memorial Park in Sioux Falls. The Rev. Donald Greenough officiated. Pallbearers were Duane Crisp, Raymond Crisp, Henry Booker, Clauss Bokker, Harvey Pederson and Weert Kampmeyer. Memorial services took place in the afternoon in the Dell Rapids United Methodist Church.

    Ervin Paul Van Buren was born Sept. 23, 1897 in Wahpeton, N.D. the son of A.E. Van Buren and Anna Paulson Van Buren. He graduated from Wahpeton High School in 1913 and served in the US Marine Corps in WWI from 1916 1918.

    Upon his discharge from the service he returned to the University of Minnesota where he was graduated second in the class of 1923 in the College of Law and earned high distinctions of being selected Note Editor of the Minnesota Law Review and elevated to the Order of the Coif. He received the Bachelor of Laws and Juris Doctor degrees also. On graduating he came to Dell Rapids and was associated with the firm of Krause and Krause. After the death of Homer Krause in 1924 the firm was known as Krause and Van Buren until 1948 when it assumed the present name of Van Buren and Vogt. During his years of practice he made many significant contributions to the statutory and decisional law of South Dakota and the nation include participation in several leading cases such as Adron V. Evan which are uniformly cited by legal writers. Active professionally, he was a member of the State Bars of Minnesota and South Dakota, the American Bar Association, and the Mitchell Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity.

    On June 26, 1934 he married Mae Shepard Bartlett in Madison. They had one son, Paul Bartlett, now an attorney with General Electric's Nuclear Energy Division in California.

    Mr. Van Buren took an active part in the affairs of his town and county as served as City Attorney for Dell Rapids and was Minnehaha County Republican Central Committeeman for some time. He was former president of the Hills of Rest Memorial Park. He served as Commander for the Geo. A. Fitzgerald Post 65 American Legion, was past Grand Master of Lodge No. 40 AF&AM, and past Chef de Guerre of the 40 et8. He was a member of the El Riad Shrine Temple, the Lions club and Commercial Club and served as president of the latter two.

    As president of the Park Board for many years he was instrumental in the landscaping and development of the Dell Rapids Park, including designing the outdoor theater and old bathhouse and the construction of the new pavilion after the original building was destroyed by fire. He also served as president of the Dell Rapids Board of Education, chairman of the Boy Scout Troop and was a member of the IOOF. A member of the United Methodist church, he served on the Board and was active in church affairs.

    His widow, son Paul Bartlett and bother Phillip Van Buren of Fergus Falls, Minn., survive. A sister Sada and two infant sisters preceded him in death.
  • OBJE:
  • FORM: JPEG
  • Title: Van Buren. Ervin P 1917 WWI M
  • FILE: c:\Users\Paul\Documents\The Master Genealogist v9\Exhibits\Van Buren. Ervin P 1917 WWI Marine.jpg
  • OBJE:
  • FORM: JPEG
  • Title: Van Buren, Ervin P. 1923 UofM
  • FILE: c:\Users\Paul\Documents\The Master Genealogist v9\Exhibits\Van Buren, Ervin P. 1923 UofM Law.jpg
  • OBJE:
  • FORM: JPEG
  • Title: Van Buren, Ervin P 1930s
  • FILE: c:\Users\Paul\Documents\The Master Genealogist v9\Exhibits\Van Buren, Ervin P 1930s.jpg

    Father: Adam Emile Van Buren b: 01 NOV 1851 in Seewen, Canton Solothurn, Switzerland
    Mother: Ane (Anna) Marie Paulson [Poulsen] b: 28 APR 1866 in Hov (near Thisted), Thy, Denmark

    Marriage 1 Mae Shepard Bartlett b: 05 APR 1903 in Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota
    • Married: 26 JUN 1934 in Madison, Lake County, South Dakota 6
    Children
    1. Has Children Living Van Buren

    Sources:
    1. Title: Bibelen [The Bible], Family Info: Adam E. & Anna (Paulson) Van Buren Family Bible, Present Owner: Paul B. Van Buren, Location: Los Altos, California
      Abbrev: Van Buren Family Bible
      Publication: Copenhagen, Denmark, 1891
      Repository:
        Name: copy in possession of Paul B. Van Buren
    2. Title: Social Security Death Index
      Abbrev: SSDI
    3. Title: Birth Certificate - Ervin Paul Van Buren, Record Type: State of North Dakota, Certificate of Birth, Name Of Person: Ervin Paul Van Buren, File Number: No. 97-022176
      Abbrev: Birth Cert. Ervin Paul Van Buren
      Publication: 8 February 1933 [Delayed Registration]
      Repository:
        Name: copy in possession of Paul B. Van Buren
    4. Title: 1930 U.S. Census, Record Type: 1930 U.S. Census
      Abbrev: Census 1930, www.ancestry.com
      Page: Gustavus R. Krause Household, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota
      Name: Ervin Paul Van Buren
      Birth Year: abt 1896 [actually 1897]
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: North Dakota
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Roomer
      Home in 1930: Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota
      Street address: Fifth
      House Number: 402
      Family Number: 39
      Attended School: No
      Able to Read and Write: Yes
      Father's Birthplace:Holland [sic, actually Switzerland]
      Mother's Birthplace: Denmark
      Occupation: Lawyer
      Industry:General Practice
      Class of Worker: Working on own account
      Employment: Yes
      Household Members:
      Gustavas R Krause, 71
      Delia Krause, 71
      Ervin P Van Buren, 34
    5. Title: Gravestone viewed, Name Of Person: Paul B. Van Buren
      Abbrev: Cemetery Gravestone viewed by PBVB
    6. Title: South Dakota Marriages, 1905-2013, Second Location: www.ancestry.com
      Abbrev: South Dakota Marriages, 1905- 2013
      Page: South Dakota, Marriages, 1905-2013
      Name: Mae S Bartlett
      Gender: Female
      Age: 30
      Birth Year: abt 1904
      Residence Post Office: Madison
      Residence Place: Lake
      Marriage Date: 26 Jun 1934
      Marriage Place: Lake, South Dakota
      Certificate: 167467
      Registration Number: 16/286
      Spouse:Ervin P Van Buren
      Source Information: Ancestry.com. South Dakota, Marriages, 1905-2013 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
      Original data: South Dakota Department of Health. South Dakota Marriage Index, 1905-1914, 1950-2013 and South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949. Pierre, SD, USA: South Dakota Department of Health.