|Birth: ||Mar. 1, 1875|
|Death: ||Apr. 23, 1920|
Aged 45yrs, 23dys
A. Henry Bogardus, former deputy state fire marshal, and for a number of years employed on the Springfield police department, died at 12:30 o'clock this (Friday) morning, at the family residence, 134 North Walnut street, of a complicaton of diseases. He was 45 years old. Although Mr. Bogardus had been ill three weeks, the greater portion of which time he had been bedfast, his death occurred rather suddenly. His wife and other relatives were with him when the end came.
Mr. Bogardus was born in Elkhart, March 1, 1875. He was the son of Captain and Mrs. A. H. Bogardus, the former of whom was champion wing shot of the world. Mr. Bogardus came to Springfield twenty-three years ago. For a number of years he served on the police force, resigning from the department when he was appointed deputy fire marshal. He served for eight years in the latter office, and was considered one of the most efficient deputies ever employed by the state. Mr. Bogardus resigned his position with the state several months ago. Mr. Bogardus had been active in local politics for some time, being affiliated with the Republican party. He was a thirty-second degree Mason, a member of Central lodge No. 71, A.F. & A.M., Springfield consistory, and Ansar temple, Ancient Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. He was also a member of Navarro lodge No. 142, Knights of Pythias and Court No. 25, Court of Honor. In his religious convictions, Mr. Bogardus professed the Episcopalian faith.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ollie Muttera, one brother, Mr. Edward G. Bogardus, chief of the merchant police, and three sisters, Mrs. Etta Kennedy, and Mrs. Emma Pankey, both of Elkhart, and Mrs. Annie Nicholson of Astadero, Calif. IL State Journal, Springfield, IL, 4-23-1920
His father was a champion sharp-shooter and inventor of the clay pigeon launching machine for target shooters.
Adam Henry Bogardus (1833 - 1913)
Olive Muttera Bogardus (1872 - 1937)
Henry Bogardus (1862 - 1863)*
Eugene Bogardus (1864 - 1887)*
Edward S. Bogardus (1867 - 1912)*
Edward George Bogardus (1870 - 1950)*
Adam Henry Bogardus (1875 - 1920)
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Plot: Block A, 7
Created by: BjJ
Record added: Mar 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50163254