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Oscar Short

Submitted by Ray M. (Bo) Short

Oscar Short and Daughter Estelle

Oscar Short

Oscar Short was the son of James William Short and Madora Ann White.  He was born in Sumner County, TN. on 2 January 1876.  He married Maggie Ray on 28 July 1895.  Oscar was a street car conductor in Nashville but he was well known throughout Middle TN. for his woodworking skills, specializing in cedar chests.  In the photo to the left, he is holding his daughter, Estelle, who was born deaf.  She attended the School for the Deaf in Nashville.

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