Obit: Glass, Louis J. #2 (1847 - 1898)

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Surnames: GLASS

----Sources: NEILLSVILLE TIMES (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 24 Feb 1898

Glass, Louis J. #2 (20 FEB 1847 - 18 FEB 1898)

Louis J. Glass died Friday night at about 10 o’clock of paralysis of the heart, and was buried Monday at 2 p.m., with services by Rev. Hill, assisted by Rev. Scoville, with G.A.R. and militia honors, which were attended by more than could gain admission to the church - the Presbyterian.

Deceased was born in Leaminster, Mass., Feb. 20, 1847, came to Barton, Washington Co., Wis., in 1858. Enlisted in Co. H, 61st Ill. Infantry. As a drummer boy when only 16 years of age. Lived a short time at Sparta. Settled here in 1870. Was at one time clerk of circuit court, had served several terms as justice of the peace and police justice, also held a clerkship in the adjutant general’s office at Madison during the terms of Rusk and Hoard, was at the time of his death regimental clerk of the 3rd Regt. Inf. W.N.G., and was librarian of the free city library. Wife and seven children, Fred, Robt., Frank, Elmer, Laura, Daisy and George, survive him.

 

 


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