Sackett, Sheldon F.

Sackett, Sheldon F.

Male 1902 - 1968  (66 years)

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  • Name Sackett, Sheldon F.  [1
    Born 2 Aug 1902  Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 20 Apr 1910  Sheridan, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 17 May 1947  Coos Bay, Coos County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 1 Sep 1968  San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 5 Sep 1968  Masonic Cemetery, Albany, Linn County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1011  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 22 May 2018 

    Father Sackett, Fred Brown,   b. 31 May 1859, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1940, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Schenick, Hattie Ermina,   b. Sep 1866, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1933, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1887 
    Children 6 children 
     1. Sackett, Frank Shenick,   b. 28 Nov 1888,   d. 13 Mar 1896  (Age 7 years)
    +2. Sackett, Leland Russell,   b. 24 Dec 1893, Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1985, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     3. Sackett, Vernor Martin,   b. 25 Sep 1898, Jefferson, Marion County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1965  (Age 67 years)
     4. Sackett, Sheldon F.,   b. 2 Aug 1902, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1968, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. Sackett, Miriam,   b. Apr 1903, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1904, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     6. Sackett, Schuyler Walcott,   b. 23 Feb 1905, Coburg, Lane County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1905, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     
    Family ID F403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Pratt, Sadie Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1902, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Married 3 Jun 1925 
    Children 
     1. Sackett, David Schuyler,   b. 28 May 1930,   d. 4 Jul 2007, La Jolla, San Diego County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F12561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Walton, Beatrice Marguerite,   b. 18 Dec 1897, Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1947, Coos Bay, Coos County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1931  Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sackett, Marcia Anne,   b. 26 Mar 1934, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1980, Alameda, Alameda County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. Living
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Schwabe, Evelyn,   d. Unknown 
    Married 2 Aug 1948 
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F12562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Worthington, Elizabeth,   d. Unknown 
    Married 30 Jan 1950  Piedmont, Alameda County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F12563  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Aug 1902 - Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 20 Apr 1910 - Sheridan, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Dec 1931 - Salem, Marion County, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Marcia Anne - 26 Mar 1934 - Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 17 May 1947 - Coos Bay, Coos County, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jan 1950 - Piedmont, Alameda County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Sep 1968 - San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Sep 1968 - Masonic Cemetery, Albany, Linn County, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
    Sheldon F. Sackett (1902-1968)
    Sheldon F. Sackett (1902-1968)
    Sheldon F. Sackett (1902-1968), contributed by Chris Kimball

  • Notes 
    • HeritagwQuest
      1930 > OREGON > MARION > 7-WD SALEM 18-PCT
      Series: T626 Roll: 1948 Page: 266
      SD No. 2; ED No. 24-71; Sheet No. 4B; April 10, 1930
      135 Lincoln Street
      103/104
      Shelon F Sackett, Head, M W, 27, M, @age 22, Oregon, New York, New York, Editor, News paper
      Sadie E Sackett, Wife, F, W, 28, M, @age 28, Arizona, Michigan, Michigan, None
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      http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,779250,00.html
      The Press: Stern to Seattle
      Monday, July 21, 1947
      Three months ago, Oregon Publisher Sheldon F. Sackett was expanding like a pigtailer's wad of bubble gum. In spectacular forays from his home base of Coos Bay, Ore., he grabbed the Vancouver (Wash.) Sun, annexed a weekly and a million-dollar printing plant in Portland, and bought the fading Seattle Star (TIME, April 14). Grandly and glibly, he talked of forging a western chain of Sackett-style dailies.

      But by last week Sheldon Sackett was pinched for cash. He hastily unloaded the Portland weekly and implored Smith Davis, the Cleveland newspaper broker, to take the Seattle Star off his hands. This week Davis will...
      To read the entire article, you must be a TIME subscriber.
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      "Honoring H. E. Mr. B. R. Sen, Ambassador of India & Madame Sen" [Hand
      written]
      Consol General of India [Printed]
      And Mrs. M. R. Ahiye [Hand written]
      request the pleasure of the company of
      Mr. & Mrs. Sheldon Sackett [Hand written]
      at A Reception [filled in]
      to be held at [Printed]
      740 El Camino del Mar [Hand written]
      on Saturday the Fifteenth day of March [filled in]
      at _______ o'clock
      R.S.V.P. Telephone Yukon 2-7036 [Printed]
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      http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/sackett.html
      Index to Politicians
      Sackett, Sheldon - of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1952. Still living as of 1952.
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      Newspaper clipping supplied by Kathryn James:
      Sackett Sued For Divorce
      OAKLAND, Cal., May 6.-(AP)
      Sheldon Sackett, Coos Bay, newspaper publisher,
      Tuesday was sued for divorce by his wife.
      Sackett recently sold two radio stations reportedly
      for $1,900,000.
      In a suit filed in superior court here, Mrs Sackett
      charged extreme cruelty. She seeks custody of an
      8-year old son, division of community property she
      valued at $3,6000,000 and an order to prevent Sackett
      from liquidating any more of his holdings.
      Sackett recently sold KVAN, Vancouver, Wash., and
      KROW, Oakland.
      The Sacketts were married at Piedmont, Cal., Jan. 30,
      1950. The suit said they seperated April 4.
      [Note: Daniel Sackett gives the name of Sheldon's wife as Elizabeth Worthington]
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      http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/
      California Death Index, 1940-1997
      SACKETT, SHELDON F.; b. 08/02/1902, Oregon; d. 09/01/1968, San Francisco; Age 66 yrs; Mother: SCHENK ; Father: Sackett
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      Find A Grave Memorial
      Sheldon F Sackett
      Birth: Aug. 2, 1902; Oregon, USA
      Death: Sep. 5, 1968

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Frederick Brown Sackett (1859 - 1940)
      Hattie S Schenck Sackett (1866 - 1933)
      Spouse:
      Beatrice Marguerite Walton Sackett (1897 - 1947)

      Note: Age 66

      Burial:
      Masonic Cemetery, Albany, Linn County, Oregon, USA

      Created by: David J Bollman
      Record added: Aug 07, 2008
      Find A Grave Memorial# 28832480
      Headstone picture added by: Sandra Bessent

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), Memorial# 28832480 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S113] California Death Index 1940-1997, (https://familysearch.org).

    3. [S57] 1910 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 4 May 2016.
      1910 Census, enumerated 20 Apr 1910 in Sheridan city, Yamhill County, Oregon, United States; note: The Family Search index says this record is for Elgin, but the form says Sherican City (part of)

      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Fred B Sackett Head M 50 New York
      Hattie S Sackett Wife F 43 New York
      Leland R Sackett Son M 16 Oregon
      Vernon M Sackett Son M 11 Oregon
      Sheldon F Sackett Son M 7 Oregon

      "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLB9-FYD : accessed 4 May 2016), Leland R Sackett in household of Fred B Sackett, Elgin, Yamhill, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 291, sheet 4A, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,303.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 22 May 2018.
      Medford Mail Tribune (Medford, Oregon), 19 May 1947, page 1

      Death Strikes

      [photo]
      Mrs. Beatrice W. Sackett

      STATE AIDE IS CALLED TO LAST REWARD

      Coos Bay, Ore., May 19--(U.P.)--Funeral services were being arranged today for Mrs. Beatrice Walton Sackett, who died here last night after an extended illness. She was 48.

      Mrs. Sackett was the wife of Sheldon F. Sackett, publisher of the Coos Bay Times and other newspapers, whom she married in 1931. They had two children, Marcia Anne, 12, and John, 9.

      Mrs. Sackett also was survived survived by her mother, Mrs. Mary E. Walton, Salem, Ore., two brothers, William S. Walton, Salem, and Brig. Gen. Leo Walton, U. S. army air corps field commander commander at Orlando, Fla.

      A member of the Oregon state board of higher education, Mrs. Sackett had served as secretary to three Oregon governors.

      Toured Europe

      Death was caused by cancer.

      Mrs. Sackett was born in Salem in 1898, the daughter of James and Mary Elizabeth Walton. Walton. She attended grade and high schools in Salem and for two years was a student at Willamette Willamette university. She was graduated from Mills college, San Leandro, Cal., in 1920.

      After two years on the faculty of Astoria high school Mrs. Sackett became secretary to J. S. Churchill, Oregon state superintendent of public instruction and served in that capacity until she was appointed first assistant to Hal D. Hoss, secretary to Governor I. C. Patterson. When Hoss was elected secretary secretary of state, she became Governor Patterson's executive secretary and retained that position until his death.

      Then Mrs. Sackett was appointed secretary to Governor A. W. Norblad, resigning that position to travel extensively in Europe. She was in London, England, in December, 1930, when she was invited to be secretary to Governor Julius E. Meier, whom she had never met. She cancelled her European stay and returned to Oregon to become become Governor Meier's secretary, remaining in that capacity throughout his term of office.

      Education Post Held

      Invited to remain as secretary to Governor Charles H. Martin, she elected to return to private life. Governor Meier appointed Mrs. Sackett to the state board of education in 1934. a position she held until her death. For many years she was the only woman member of the state board. She had been vice-president of the board since 1940.

      She was married to Mr. Sackett December 31, 1931, in her home at Salem, the house in which she was born. She moved to Coos Bay with her husband in 1936.

      Since her youth Mrs. Sackett was an active member of the Episcopal church. She was a member of the American Association of University Women and the Town and University clubs of Portland.

      When a Phi Beta Kappa chapter was organized at Mills college after Mrs. Sackett's graduation, she was named retroactively to membership.

      On Times Staff

      In Coos Bay. Mrs. Sackett was a member of the Coos Bay Times staff, in the editorial news and business departments until the condition of her health made it impossible for her to continue.

      Tentative plans are for private funeral services in Coos Bay Tuesday morning with interment later Tuesday in Salem, followed by memorial services. probably next Sunday in Coos Bay.

      Mrs. Sackett requested there be no flowers and the funeral be private.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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