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From: "Lorraine Conroy" <>
Subject: [Bklyn] BROOKLYN DAILY UNION 23 JANUARY 1957
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 21:21:18 -0400
Dr. James MC CABE
A requiem mass for Dr.. James H. McCABE, 87 former U.S.Commissioner and
State Senator from Brooklyn, will be offered 10 a.m. today in St.Rose of
Burial will be in Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury.
Dr. McCABE, a native of the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, died Sunday at his
home, 624 Merrick Rd. after a brief illness. He formerly lived at 136 Henry
He was a physician as well as legislator and jurist. He received his
medical degree from Long Island College Hospital in 1895 and practiced
medicine until 1920. He was also a lawyer.
Dr. McCABE, a Democrat, was elected a State Senator from the 5th SD of
Brooklyn in 1901 and served several terms. He served eight years as a U.S.
Commissioner for the 2d Judicial District leaving that post at the end of
Surviving are a son, Dudley MCCABE, a town councilman in Oyster Bay, and a
grandson, James H. McCABE 3rd. The body is at the Massapequa funeral home.
Services were held last night at 8 in the Greenpoint Reformed Church, 138
Milton St, for the Rev. Mr. William H. VANDERBORGH 8, pastor of the church
who died suddenly Saturday.
Mr. VANDERBORGH was born in West Sayville, L.I. and educated at Hope
College, Hope, Mich. and at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary, N.J. He
severed the Greenpoint church for seven years, coming from a church in
Pequannock, N.J. where he had ministered for 18 years.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Carol May KIRKMAN of Federal Way,
Washington and Mrs. Anita KOOISTRA of Riverdale , N.J. ; six grandchildren
and three sisters of Sayville, L.I.
Officiating at the services were the Rev. Mr. August C.BLUNCK of St. John's
Lutheran Church, Greenpoint, and the Rev. Mr. Jacob JOLDERSMA, of the First
Reformed Church of West Sayville.
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