Location: Clearfield County PA

Biography of Orvis Milton Bloom

Orvis Milton Bloom, one of the well known oil producers living at Independence, Kansas, has been closely identified with the oil districts of the southwest for over twenty years. He was born in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, February 9, 1873, a son of A. W. and Rebecca (MacCracken) Bloom. His mother is now living at Independence. Mr. Bloom was one of a large family of children, and his brother, C. L. Bloom, has been one of the most successful oil operators in the southwest. When O. M. Bloom was five years of age his parents moved to Fulton County, Indiana, and

Tucker, Cecelia Blanche Brown Mrs. – Obituary

Blanche Tucker, 91, of Salem, died March 12, 2002, at her home. Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Restlawn Funeral Home at Salem. Interment will be at the Restlawn Memory Gardens. Blanche was born Cecelia Blanche Bloom on Dec. 8, 1910, at Irvona, Pa. On March 30, 1931, she married Sherman I. Tucker and they shared their life together in Salem. She raised two daughters and cared for many, many foster children over the years. Blanche was a homemaker and kept herself busy delivering newspapers, working hay and berry fields, delivering parts for the tractors, doing