Shared Photo: Big Grandpa - Arthur Daniel Byram

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I wanted to share this family photo of Arthur Byram with the community. Location: Sussex, New Jersey USA. Date: .
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in Photos by Arlene Slobecheski G2G1 (1.9k points)

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Great photo, Arlene! Was Arthur a policeman? I can't make out the badge on his uniform.
by Pip Sheppard G2G Astronaut (2.0m points)
selected by Susan Laursen
Yes, he was a policeman from what I have been told.
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OK - so I have to ask - why did they call him "big"? - was he relatively tall? From the perspective of the photo, it appears he certainly wasn't short, but I can't get a handle on how tall he might have been.
by Scott Fulkerson G2G Astronaut (1.0m points)
He was about 6'4" tall. He was one of my paternal grandfathers. One of my maternal grandfathers was 5'7" so he became my Little Grandpa. Unfortunately I don't have any photos of him full length.
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Wonderful Family Treasure ! Interesting period details especially the barn with what appears to be including a unique room with a window. His feet are angled at standing attention perfect at 45 degrees. I always like seeing things that never change like the rise and run construction of the steps and his dedicated persona. Great share th'xs Arlene ..
by Gerald Baraboo G2G6 Pilot (967k points)

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