The Goldendale Sentinel
March 5, 1942
[Copied from original newspaper by Researcher Ellen Rowley]
Charles Edward Green
"Charles E. Green was born in Wauhegon, Conn., Nov. 29, 1859, and passed away Feb. 25, 1942 in Goldendale where he has made his home since 1907.
He had reached the advanced age of 82 years, three months, and 27 days.
He came West in 1885 and took up residence in New Mexico.
However, the year 1891 found him in Colorado Springs, Colo. where he was united in marriage with Alice Heath, who has been his faithful companion and helpmate ever since.
To this union four children were born; two of whom preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife Alice; one son Harold E. Green of Spokane, Washington, and one daughter Mrs. Edith Archer of Stevenson, Washington, besides eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
In his infancy he was christened in the Episcopalian church; was a member of the Royal Highlander Fraternal organization. During the early part of his life he served his country as a soldier,
and attained the rank of first sergeant. While serving in this capacity he had the distinguished honor of being assigned to be a member of the guard that took part in the unveiling of the Statute
[sic] of Liberty. Besides this, he became officials of the Civil War, and had the distinction of being a member of General Grant's body guard."