James Paul Measday (1922-1999)


Father: Walter Measday, Jr.  (1895-1982)
Mother: Virginia Marion Sparks  (1895-1984)


Brother: Walter Sparks Measday III  (1920-1998)
Sister: Marion Edith Measday  (1923-1984)


Wife: Gertrude Mary Kortright  (1920-2005) married 1943-11-08, Short Hills, NJ, USA.


Son: Thomas Robert Measday  (1946- )
Son: Daniel Patrick Measday  (1948- )
Daughter: Kathryn Mary Measday  (1952- )
Daughter: Joan Marie Measday  (1953-1996)
Daughter: Carol Ann Measday  (1955- )
Daughter: Judith Michelle Measday  (1958- )
Son: James Kevin Measday  (1960- )

Basic Data

Born: 1922-01-10
Place: New York, NY, USA
Died: 1999-03-09
Place: Toms River, NJ, USA
Buried: Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery (Wrightstown, Burlington County, New Jersey): "Measday, James Paul, b. 01/10/1922, d. 03/09/1999, US Army, 1LT, Res: Toms River, NJ, Plot: N 0 3232, bur. 03/15/1999, [VA]"


Military: "In service December 27, 1942 to May 25, 1946. Served as First Lieutenant, Company I, 124th Infantry in Africa and in Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno and Po Valley Campaigns in Italy. Awarded Combat Infantryman's Badge" (From They served, 1941-1945, Westwood, N.J.)

Obituary - The Star-Ledger, March 10, 1999.

James P. Measday, sales executive, 77

James P. Measday, 77, of Toms River, a sales executive, died yesterday at home.

A Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Lukes Church, Toms River, after the funeral from the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Rd., Toms River.

Mr. Measday was vice-president of sales for the Mason-Keller Co., Roseland, where he worked for 15 years before retiring in 1989.

He was chairman of the St. Lukes building committee, former chairman of the Newark Archdiocese Pastoral Consul, and first president of the Pastoral Consul at St. Philomenas Church in Livingston.

He also was a member of the Penn State University Alumni Association, a former Cub Scout leader of Troop 16 and Boy Scout leader of Troop 16, both of St. Philomenas Church.

He served on the pool committee, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Mens Club, both of Greenbriar Woodlands, Toms River.

Born in Brooklyn, he lived in Livingston before moving to Toms River 10 years ago.

Surviving are his wife, Gertrude K.; three sons, Thomas, Daniel and James K.; three daughters, Mrs. Kathryn Johnson. Mrs. Carol Bates and Mrs. Judith Lagas, and 11 grandchildren.

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