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Newton Garst
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1854
Greene County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1940
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA

Mr. Garst, of Ohio, who came to this city before Christmas on a prospecting tour, was impressed so favorably that he returned home for his family and has moved here, arriving yesterday. A brother of his is expected to follow next week. Wichita Eagle, January 20, 1885, page 1.
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The Wichita Steam Laundry Company has been incorporated with a capital stock of $10,000. Mr. Newton Garst will be the manager and superintendent. Wichita Beacon, March 9, 1885, page 4.
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The Wichita Country Golf club is laying off its new grounds today on College Hill. A competent civil engineer is doing the work. Newt Garst, Al Musselman and Ben Richey
are superintending the work. The grounds have been moved from Fairmount to College Hill so as to be more quickly reached by the electric cars. Wichita Beacon, February 12, 1901, page 5.
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Mr. and Mrs. Newton Garst, 834 North Market Street. Before her marriage Mrs. Garst was Miss Augusta Brieger. She is a member of the Cooking Club. Mr. Garst is a member of the Wichita and Country Clubs. [1921 Social Register, Wichita, Kansas, transcribed by Kathi Travers.]
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Newton Garst and Son, owners of the Wichita Steam Laundry, 117-119 West 1st street, will begin work immediately on their new laundry building at 215 West Murdock. Building to be one story, 80 by 160 feet, cost $25,000, and be ready in 90 days. Wichita Eagle, June 3, 1923, page 5.
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Advertisement announces opening of the new Wichita Laundry plant at 217-25 West Murdock. Photograph of plant and Garst Brothers. Wichita Eagle, November 25, 1923, page 5A.
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Newton Garst, 85, 834 North Market, founder of Garst Brothers Wichita laundry. Came to Wichita in 1885 and with his brother, Thomas, established the Garst Brothers laundry at east end of Douglas avenue bridge, on south side of Douglas. It was later moved to 117 West 1st, and then to the new Garst Laundry at 215 West Murdock. Wichita Eagle, August 25, 1940, page 5.
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Report of death yesterday of Newton Garst, pioneer Wichita laundryman, at age 85. Born in Dayton, Ohio on September 16, 1854. Came to Wichita in 1885 with a brother Thomas, and they founded the Garst Brothers Laundry, which is now operated by his two sons, Robert, 426 North Terrace Drive, and Sam, with whom he was living at 834 North Market. Two daughters also survive in Los Angeles and Toledo, Ohio. Wichita Beacon, August 25, 1940, page 10. 
Family links: 
  Daniel Garst (1813 - 1882)
  Mary E. Morrison Garst (1825 - 1891)
  Grace Ada Crumbaugh Garst (1858 - 1887)
  Grace Ada Crumbaugh Garst (1858 - 1887)*
  Augusta Brieger Garst (1861 - 1936)*
  Renata Garst Titus (1889 - 1971)*
  Robert Newton Garst (1891 - 1969)*
  Sam Thomas Garst (1896 - 1986)*
  Frank Garst (1845 - 1903)*
  Daniel Ashley Garst (1845 - 1923)*
  Mary Garst Welles (1849 - 1910)*
  Newton Garst (1854 - 1940)
  Nettie Garst Fraser (1858 - 1938)*
  Samuel Garst (1862 - 1892)*
  Thomas Bertram Garst (1864 - 1936)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Mission Mausoleum
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
Plot: mausoleum: 3-193-C
Created by: David G. Stuart
Record added: Jun 26, 2003
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Newton Garst
Added by: David G. Stuart
Newton Garst
Added by: David G. Stuart
Newton Garst
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- With love & prayers - Linda - Rev 21:4
 Added: Jun. 25, 2006

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