Maurice Edward “Red” Nicholson
birth: 13 Mar 1907, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana to John Edward Nicholson and Daisy Olive Homan
death: 22 Jun 1982, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
burial: Memorial Park, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
marriage: 15 Jul 1931, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Helen Eugenia Maxwell birth: 28 Sep 1910, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio to Eugene Martin Maxwell and Maude Belle Parmer Maxwell
death: 13 May 1996, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
Maurice was a baker. When he first went to Dayton, he worked at the White Baking Company breaking horses for the delivery routes. He then went to Minneapolis to work in the large mills. He continued to work in the baking industry in both Columbus, Springfield, and Dayton, Ohio, where he owned several bakeries and restaurants. He was also owner of Maurice E. Nicholson Bakery Supplies. Maurice was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church in Indianapolis and Westminster Presbyterian Church in Dayton, Ohio.
Maurice lived in Indianapolis from 1907 to late 1920’s. He later lived in Dayton, Ohio (1930, 1937-1947); Minneapolis, Minnesota (1931-2); Columbus, Ohio (1933); Springfield, Ohio (1935); Clayton, Montgomery County, Ohio (1947-1982). Maurice and Helen had four children. He never lost his love for his home state of Indiana.
Terry Anne Nicholson