Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Cyril Michael
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Title: Funeral Booklet for Cyril Michael
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Cyril Michael
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
Subject: Michael, Cyril
Human relations
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States Virgin Islands
Abstract: The Enid M. Baa Library of the Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums (DLAM) has acquired an extensive collection of memorial booklets since the early 1970's for U. S. Virgin Islands residents. Booklets are usually more than 10 pages long and give details of the life and family connections of the deceased.
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Bibliographic ID: CA01300294
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of the Virgin Islands
Holding Location: Enid M. Baa Library and Archives, Virgin Islands Department of Libraries, University of the Virgin Islands
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.

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In Memoriam

Cyril Michael
January 22,1898 March 5, 1978

March 9, 1978
Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral
St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands

Si. ThomrnY VJ

Cyril Michael

January 22,1898 March 5, 1978
Cyril Michael, Presiding Judge, U.S. Attorney for the Virgin
Islands, Clerk of U.S. District Court of the Virgin Islands, Interpreter,
Law Clerk, Secretary, Musician, U.S. Navy Retired, Teacher, Legion-
aire, Husband, Father and Grandfather, was born to Andreas and
Wilhelmina Michael on January 22,1898 in St. Thomas, Danish West
Indies, and received his early education at the Catholic Parochial
Music was his first love and very early Cyril Michael learned to
play the organ, piano, violin and trombone. His enlistment into the
U.S.. Navy, like many other Virgin Islanders who were members of
"Adams' Juvenile Band," resulted in the establishment of the first
U.S. Navy Band whose membership was comprised entirely of black
During his enlistment, Cyril Michael pursued courses in Secretarial
Studies, Harmony Counterpoint and Advanced Composition with the
University Extension Conservatory of Chicago, Illinois, and later
taught music and secretarial courses.


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urw of the fhtit1 h)uld the IU. N.,w. Ma~K~a WM Pewr<(ia ad
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boSr RentdataXT. an wa on xAmon daiiltrd s tmal htard-

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a*e4 AWivAe He wm ar ihntjd Msr\fy to the (T-S IVtrict Altar-
mry for thr Vftii kiuarA, cartay etrAfkiC. in a laJ anroJ a mo ta of fnrtnytwo yea)
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acbn is 191T FuUlrwig A *JrractuI, he ro a frxAn A'toniy at
Law so UIA AUVrty nd latnrt Attorney of the Virgn fknidk.
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tlt Ccoarfk. B&A.. wanted khn the 8i)vb r SS r He slo beld
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and wm a pat Frmtntl cd the Varon armds Bar Amorlcam.
leh wai JniALed nt practice In t Vhrlon Wdald Ccutu.. Circuit
Court of Apg, lk Std Caruw, aM the US. aupmen (' Cowu IH
btwrme a hocKtry Ailstant Atsewvy GerAtw) o Cwor0 In
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larnip rldle "Who' Hho M Atnrrc". "Mrs c Acirt mffta".
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From Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral to Western Cemetery

20 Year Veterans with Colors
St. Thomas Community Band
Honor Guard
American Legion Honorary Pallbearers
Honorary Pallbearers
Priest and American Legion Chaplain
Hearse with Casket
Governor of the'Virgin Islands
Lt. Governor of the Virgin Islands
President of the Virgin Islands Legislature
Members of the Virgin Islands Legislature
Friends and Well-wishers



Elizabeth T. Michael, Wife
Zephyra Jacobs, Sister

Edna Michael
Dale R. Michael
Elba Michael McIntosh
Betsy Mae Michael Goodwill

Ronald Simmons
Tynetta McIntosh
Damien McIntosh

Kevin Simmons


Father James Freeman, C.SS.R., Father John Murphy, C.SS.R.

Edward Harper, C.SS.R., Bishop of the United States Virgin Islands




Almeric L. Christian
Alexander A. Farrelly
Louis Hoffman
Verne A. Hodge
Antoine L. Joseph
William F. Moorhead
Eileen R. Petersen
Viola E. Smith

Emile Cruse
Theodore Dorsett
Romeo Malone
Charles McBean
Murat Moore
Rupert Richards
Louis Taylor
John Todman

Julio Brady
Otto Brown
Robert de Jongh
George H.T. Dudley
Julian Estrell
Lucien Moolenaar
Justin Moorhead
Arturo ,Watlington


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