Obit: Doolittle, Mrs. Leon (1851? - 1927)

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----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 05/05/1927

Doolittle, Mrs. Leon (1851? - 25 APR 1927)

Mrs. Leon A. Doolittle, formerly well known here (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.), died at Luther Hospital, April 25, 1927, at the age of 75 years. Mrs. Doolittle was a native of Vermont, and was educated in St. Lawrence University in New York. In 1879 she was married to L. A. Doolittle. They came soon after to Neillsville, which was their home for eight years. Mr. Doolittle was high school principal here, later practicing law and engaging in newspaper work. He was also County Judge of some time and served on term as County Superintendent. From here Mr. and Mrs. Doolittle moved to Eau Claire where Mr. Doolittle establish a law practice.

Mrs. Doolittle was one of the founders and chief supporters of the W. C. T. U. home for girls, becoming through this a foster mother to more than six hundred erring girls.



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