Hamilton County


Clifford Harold Abramson




Clifford Harold Abramson was born July 10, 1923 to Carl Hamilton and Bertha Barkema Abramson. He died May 16, 1992 and is buried in Dorchester Cemetery, Dorchester, South Carolina.

Capt. Abramson served with the U.S. Army in World War II and Korea.

His Obituary: South Hamilton Record News, Jewell, IA - May 21, 1992

Clifford Abramson, 68, of Dorchester, South Carolina, passed away May 18, 1992 of lung cancer.

Clifford was the son of August and Bertha (Barkema) Abramson of Jewell. He was baptized and confirmed at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Jewell. He was a 1941 graduate of Jewell High School. After graduation, he entered the Army. He served as a body guard to President John Kennedy, and also as a helicopter pilot for him. He retired from the Army.

Clifford is survived by his wife, Miriam, and daughters, Patricia, Debbie and Dianna; several grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Also surviving are his brothers, Claude of Jewell, Lloyd of Prairiefarm, Wisconsin, and Willis of Springfield, Missouri and his sister, Wilma Hecht of Jewell.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Jeanette Roe, and brothers Lawrence and Sterling.

Source: ancestry.com