Saturday, April 23, 2011

OBITUARY: Louis Hess (1932)

from The Republican (Danville, Indiana) – issue of Thursday, August 11, 1932 – page 1, column 3:

Louis Hess, son of the late William Marshall and Laura Hess, died in Chicago, yesterday. Mr. Hess was born here April 15, 1869, and lived here till the spring of 1878, when he accompanied his parents and brother Albert to Salina, Kans., for residence. For many years he held a clerical position with the Rock Island railroad and later was head of an employment agency in Chicago. Mr. Hess was twice married and both wives are deceased. He was the last of his family, which was at one time, one of the most prominent families in this county. The body will arrive on the morning train, Friday, at 7:26, and will be taken at once to the East cemetery and laid beside his parents.

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