James Daniel Reyner, Sr  James Daniel Reyner, Sr
Male 1907 - 1979

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  • Suffix  Sr 
    Also called  Jim 
    Born  04 Jul 1907  Spring House, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Awards  Philadelphia Sunday Bulletin Good Neighbor Award 1952; Pennsylvania State Boroughs Association, Crostwaite Award 1961; Letters of congratulations from Pennsylvania Governor David L. Lawrence 1961 and Pennsylvania Senator Henry J. Propert 1961; Railroad Community Committee of the Philadelphia Camden Area- Outstanding Community Service 1960; "Certificate of Attainment" from Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Pubilc Service Institite 1968; North Wales Lions Club Honored 1972; North Wales American Legion Honored 1972,North Wales Borough Honored 35 Years 1972; Letter of Citation from board of Commissioners, Upper Gwynedd Township 1972; North Penn Volunteer Fire Company, President's Award 1973; Bronze Plaque Honoring his long service to the Borough on the North Wales Borough Building, 1984 posthumously. 
    Biographical  A True "Yankee Doodle Dandy" born on the 4th of July, a real people person, loved to talk, like his Irish mother. 
    Residence  319 South Fifth Street, North Wales PA 
    Religion  Lutheran / UCC 
    Military Service  Civil Defense Air Raid Warden WW2 
    Church Membership  Saint Luke's UCC, North Wales PA 
    Education  Lower Gwynedd PA and North Wales PA schools; University of Pennsylvania, Study in Local and State Administration, Borough Administration 1955.  
    Occupation  Reading Railroad from 24 Sep 1923 to 14 Jul 1972, age 16 to 65, Station Agent/Ticket Clerk at North Wales PA, Ambler PA, then North Hills PA; Borough Secretary North Wales PA 1937 to 1972. A note on this: Jim loved his Borough Secretary job which only paid $300 per year but had to resign when he retired from the Reading as they would not pay his pension if he kept working for the borough. Later with the Reading's approval worked for Clemens Market, Center Square PA 1974-1979 
    Organization Memberships  Republican Committeeman 1933-1954 Party Chairman, most of the time; North Penn Volunteer Fire Co, Past President, VP; Boy Scouts of America, Valley Forge Council 28 Years, retiring 31 Dec 1974; North Wales Lions Club;Lansdale Eagles; Lansdale Moose; Boroughs Association of Montgomery County, Past President, VP; North Wales American Legion Post 336; YMCA of Reading Company; Philadelphia Passenger Association of Reading Co., Past President; Police Chiefs Association of Montgomery County; Veteran Employees Association Reading Railroad; Pennsylvania Boroughs Association, Past President, VP; The National Fireman's Shrine and Hall of Fame, Republican.  
    Interests  People, Public Speaking, His town-North Wales PA, End Man Minstrel Shows, Acting, Community Service.  
    Died  27 Jul 1979  North Penn Hospital, Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Greenlawn Cemetery, Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I272668  Strausstown Roots | ~DavidMoyer
    Last Modified  25 Mar 2018 
     
    Father  Charles Samuel Reyner, Sr,   b. 11 Nov 1878, Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1964, Artman Lutheran Home, Ambler, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Annie Young,   b. 13 Feb 1876, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1958, North Wales, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Feb 1902 
    Family ID  F89934  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Alice May Whitaker,   b. 05 Sep 1906, North Wales, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Oct 2006, Brethren Village, Manheim Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  01 Jun 1929  North Wales, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced  Apr 1949  Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified  05 Mar 2018 
    Family ID  F89912  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Margaret Evelyn Murphy,   b. 24 Nov 1919, Windber, Somerset County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Apr 2002, Beverly Healthcare, Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 May 1949 
    Children 
    >1. Living
    Last Modified  04 Sep 2017 
    Family ID  F89930  Group Sheet
     


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