He married Helen Bernice Foster
2 July 1946
in Poland, Maine, USA
The couple had (at least) 2 children.
Helen Bernice Foster
was born 8 October 1928
in , Maine, USA
She died 6 May 2003
in Madison, Maine, USA
Wallace David French died 18 June 1975
in Chelsea, Maine, USA (Togus).
Name of Groom: Wallace D. FRENCH Groom's Place of Residence: Poland, Me. Name of Bride: Hellen B. FOSTER Bride's Place of Residence: Mechanic Falls, Me. Marriage Date: Tuesday, 2 July 1946 Marriage Certificate Number: Not available
Source citation: "Maine Marriages, 1892-1966, 1977-1996," database, Maine Genealogy (www.mainegenealogy.net/ individual_marriage_record.asp?id=254627 : accessed 3 Jun 2012), entry for Wallace D. FRENCH and Hellen B. FOSTER, Tuesday, 2 July 1946, citing Maine Vital Records.
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1975 Death Name: Wallace D. FRENCH Date of Death: Wednesday, 18 June 1975 Place of Death: Chelsea, Me. Age: 50 years Death Certificate Number: 7504612
Wallace French POLAND - Wallace D. French, 51, died Wednesday night at the Veteran's Hospital, Togus, following a long illness.
He was born at Lewiston, August 27, 1924, the son of James L and Susie Hanscom French. He attended Poland schools and was a graduate of Mechanic Falls High School and had been employed in a local paper mill. He was a member of the Minot Corner Methodist Church, a veteran of WWII, a former member and past commander of the Nathan Herrick Post, VFW. He was married July 2, 1946, to Helen Foster, who survives.
Other survivors include his step-mother, Mrs. Ruby French, Lewiston; two sons, Wesley, Auburn, and Gary, Poland; two sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Colbath, Poland, and Mrs. Patricia Beauchesne, Lewiston; and three grandchildren.
Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, June 20, 1975
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