Mrs. J.A. Chisholm Red Cross Worker in 2 World Wars
Oakville, June 20--The death of one of Oakville's oldest families died here today. Mrs. John A. Chisholm died at her home at the age of 76.
The former Emelda Beeler of Kentucky, she came to Oakville as a bride in 1896. She was the widow of John A. Chisholm, who died in 1903.
Mrs. Chisholm was very active in Red Cross work during both wars; receiving a special citation from teh U.S. goverment for her work in this regard in the First World War. She was a great music enthusiast and for 40 years maintained seats at Carnegie Hall. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Matthews and Dr. Juliette Chisholm, both of Oakville, and three grandchildren, Nancy, Montgomery and John.