In 1901, he worked as a Tinsmith (like his younger brother James) and lived with his parents and siblings at North Broomage in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
On 30 Dec 1910, Alexander married Alexandrina ("Ina") TOUGH in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
On 2 Apr 1911, age 27, he worked as a Tinsmith in an Iron Foundry and lived with his wife Alexandrina on Victoria Road, Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Also present in the household were his sisters Agnes (Typist, 19) and Effie (14).
On 13 Nov 1911, they had a son, also Alexander, born in the family home at 9 Victoria Road, Larbert.
In 1935, he lived with his wife Ina and son Alex in Palms, California, USA.
In 1940, he worked as a Grip in Film Studio and lived with his wife Ina at 10848 Lindblade St., Culver City, California, USA. Also present in the household was his son Alex and his daughter-in-law Virginia.
In 1942, he worked for MGM and lived with his wife Ina at 10848 Lindblade St., Culver City, California, USA.
On 14 Feb 1944, he passed away in Culver City, Los Angeles, California, United States.
↑ 1.01.11.2 1942 U.S. Draft Registration Card for Alexander FINLAYSON, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V4DC-RJL : 8 April 2016), Alexander Finlayson, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
↑ 1901 Census of Household of Alexander FINLAYSON, ScotlandsPeople (Census 1901 485/0A 001/00 043).
↑ 3.03.1 1911 Birth of Alexander FINLAYSON in Larbert, ScotlandsPeople, SR Births 485/A 281.
↑ 4.04.1 Falkirk Herald, 19 Feb 1944, p. 1, British Newspaper Archive, FindMyPast.
↑ 5.05.1 1911 Census of the Household of Alex FINLAYSON in Larbert, ScotlandsPeople, 1911 Census 485/A 1/24, pp. 23-24.
↑ 6.06.16.2 1940 U.S. Census of the Household of Alexander FINLAYSON in Culver City, "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9WP-4NV : accessed 28 July 2017), Alex Finlayson, Tract 368, Culver City, Venice Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 19-797, sheet 8A, line 26, family 180, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 258.
↑Ancestry, Reports of Deaths of American Citizens Abroad, 1835-1974, National Archives at College Park; College Park, Maryland, U.S.A.; NAI Number: 302021; Record Group Title: General Records of the Department of State; Record Group Number: Record Group 59; Series Number: Publication A1 205; Box Number: 1135; Box Description: 1940-1944 Canada Cu - Ha.
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