When Alexander Rolland Peacock was born on October 30, 1912, in Manhattan, New York, his father, Clarence, was 26 and his mother, Jean, was 24. On May 18, 1942, at the age of 29, he enlisted in the Army to serve in World War II. He died on July 29, 1963, in Rye, New York, at the age of 50. In Rye his family lived on Highland Road.
Alexander Rolston Peacock
Alexander Rolston Peacock of Highland Road died
suddenly on Monday at United Hospital. He was fifty years old.
Born in New York, the son of
Mrs. Jean Rolston Peacock and the
late Clarence N. Peacock, he had
livnd in Rye most of his life. He
attended Lawrenceville School and
served in World War II in the Central Intelligence Corps.
Mr. Peacock's particular interest
was the Little Missionary Day
Nursery which maintains homes for
children both in New York City and
in Rye. The Nursery was founded
by his grandfather, the late Louis
Rolston, and Mr. Peacock was president of the organization at the time
of his death. His hobby was flowers, particularly orchids, which he
exhibited in many shows. Mr. Peacock was a member of the Apawamis Club for many years.
Funeral sen-ices were held yesterday afternoon from William H.
Graham Funeral Home. The Rev.
Joseph P. Bishop, minister of the
Rye Presbyterian Church officiated
and interment was in Wood lawn
Cemetery, New York.