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|Born||24 September 1843 |
Danvers, Essex Co., Massachusetts
|Died||14 October 1927 (84) |
Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois
|Alma mater||Bennett Medical College of Eclectic Medicine and Surgery (Chicago, Il.)|
|Affiliations||Lynn Spiritualists Association (Lynn, Mass.); Fraternal Order of Spiritualists of America (Chicago, Il.)|
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth Swain (m. 1871); Thora Hansen (m. 1897), a.k.a. "Mrs. Dr. Caird"|
Alexander Caird (September 24, 1843 - October 14, 1927) was an American Spiritualist, shoemaker, physician, and naval veteran who served on the Union side during the American Civil War.
- "DR. ALEXANDER CAIRD. Had an Honorable Career in the Union Service in the Civil War, and is Very Well Known.", Boston Globe (Boston, MA): 4, 20 Feb. 1905, https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/431008589/
- "Dr. Alexander Caird, 84, Spiritualist Leader, Dies", Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL): 12, 16 Oct. 1927, https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/355125572, "Dr. Alexander Caird, 84 years old, civil war veteran and pioneer leader in the spiritualist movement in America, died on Friday at his home, 3535 Cottage Grove avenue. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the chapel at 4227 Cottage Grove avenue. Dr. Caird was the organizer and president of the Fraternal Order of Spiritualists of America. On account of illness, however, he had not attended meetings for the last three years."