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Dr. Henry Slusser
Obituary for
Dr. Henry Slusser
Submitted by: Bob Chada

The Guthrie Daily Leader
Wednesday, June 14, 1899

Death of Dr. Slusser. Man of Exceptional Attainments - Sketch of His Life
Dr. Henry Slusser died at his home on West Noble avenue yesterday.
He came to Guthrie in '91 from Bandalia, Ill. He had practiced medicine over forty years, but was disqualified by a partial stroke of paralysis soon after moving here. He had had several slight recurrences during the past year and on Sunday, the 11th last, had a severe attack which proved fatal on the third day.
He served during the war of the rebellion in an illinois regiment and drew a pension during the last eight years of his life.
He was born August 23, 1823, at Brookfield, Stark county, Ohio. He was a person of remarkable faculties, a constant reader and an exact thinker.
His researches had gone into all the subjects that interest thoughtful and investigative minds and he was known and regarded by all who know him for his logic and philosophy.
He was a man of pure motives, honest. benevolent, moral and just. To his honorable act can be recorded in his history, for he was a precise, methodical, pure minded, honest man.
Della Hankins and Mrs. Nellie A. Coleman are his only relatives here.
The funeral took place from the home on west Noble avenue at 2:30 this afternoon and was participated in by the G.A.R. post of this city.

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