Dr Irving Dewitt Sackett
|Father||Irving Dewitt Sackett (1895-1974)|
In 1930 Irving was living at 36 South 2nd Street, Indiana Borough, Indiana County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents Irving and Elizabeth, and was recorded in the census as Irving Sackett Jr, aged four years and nine months and born in Pennsylvania.7
Irving completed a World War II draft registration card on 9 August 1943. He was aged 18 and was at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was living at 1056 West 25th Street, Erie, PennsylvaniaG, and his father at the same address was next of kin.8
Irving served in the US Army for 20 years from 8 March 1951, including service in Korea. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel.3,9
Dr. Irving Dewitt Sackett, LTC, USA (Ret.)
Of Springfield, VA on July 17, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Yong Hui Sackett for 46 years; devoted father of Lisa Sackett (Raul) Camacho; dear grandfather of Claire, Daniel and Audrey; and caring brother of Betty Sackett of Erie, PA. Irving was born in Oil City, PA in 1925. He graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of Pennsylvania in 1948. He proudly served his country in the United States Army for 20 years, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He spent the next 23 years with the Department of Commerce. A service to celebrate Irving's life will be held on Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at Sydenstricker United Methodist Church, Hooes Rd., Springfield. Arrangements by Demaine Funeral Home, Springfield. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Irving's memory to Easter Seals.
—Legacy.com, from The Washington Post, 21 Jul 2013.
(Src: Find A Grave, Kay Torpey)
Notes & Citations
- Brian Sackett, Family of Burt Alonzo Sackett n.pub.,.
- US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Irving D Sackett, b. 7 Aug 1925, d. 17 Jul 2013, SSN issued PA, before 1951."
- "Virginia, Death Records, 1912–2014", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Irving Dewitt, d. Fairfax, Virginia, 17 Jul 2013."
- Website Find A Grave.
- 1930 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll 2046, p. 25A, FHL 2341780
36 South 2nd Street, Indiana Borough, Indiana County, Pennsylvania
Sackett, Irving, head, house owned $4,000, 35, married, m. at 27, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, salesman, funeral supplies, WW veteran
Sackett, Elizabeth, wife, 32, m. at 24, b. PA, father b. Eng, mother b. Eng
Sackett, Betty Jane, dau, 7, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA
Sackett, Irving Jr, son, 4 9/12, b. PA, father b. NY, mother b. PA.
- "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Serial W-191, Irving DeWitt Sackett Jr, 1056 West 25th St, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, age 18, b. Oil City, PA, 7 Aug 1925, contact Irving Sackett (father), 1056 West 25th St, emp University of Pittsburgh, PA, race white, ht 5' 9", wt 120, eyes blue, hair red, complexion light, no marks. Reg City of Erie, 9 Aug 1943."
- "US, Select Military Registers, 1862–1985", digital image, Ancestry.com, US Army Register, 1972, "Sackett, Irving D J, branch VC, temp grade LTC, 3 Jun 1966, perm grade LTC, 8 Sep 1968, entry 8 Mar 1951, USAR, svc agrmt 9, civ ed level 3, mil ed level 6, dob 7 Aug 1925."
|Appears in||Sacketts in the Military|
|Sackett line||3rd great-grandson of Aaron Sackett|
|Charts||Line 3a (American)|
|Last Edited||15 Apr 2020|