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Louis Abraham Hunt
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Birth: Sep. 3, 1884
Findlay
Hancock County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 27, 1974
Columbia County
Florida, USA

Waycross, Georgia's oldest survivor of the Spanish American War died yesterday in the VA Hospital in Lake City, FL. At the age of 89, Louis Abraham Hunt died on May 27, 1974. He served in the Spanish American War as well as the Philippine–American War, which followed.

Being a rare coin collector, an article about his collection was featured in the Pittsburgh Press. During his lifetime, he was a Homestead Stell, Westinghouse, Baltimore-Ohio and B&O Railroads employee around the Pittsburgh area. He retired from the railroad in 1959.

He was a member of the Hebardville Methodist Church and life-time member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4382 in Waycross.

Left to mourn his passing were his wife Idell Waters Hunt of Waycross, one daughter Mrs. Dorothy Chunko of Long Island, NY, ten grandchildren, and several great grandchildren.

Mr. Hunt was born in Findlay, Ohio to the Hiram and Matilda Green Hunt. They predeceased Mr. Hunt as well as all his siblings except one brother Henry of Findlay, Ohio.

Funeral services were held at Gentry-Shepard Funeral Home with burial in Oakland Cemetery in Waycross.

(Information for bio from an old yellowed undated obituary from unknown newspaper. Dates of birth and death taken from the Florida Death Index, Federal Census 1930 has him age 45 with wife Caroline Hunt in Butler,PA.). 
 
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 Spouse:
  Idell Waters Hunt (1910 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Waycross
Ware County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Linda Davis
Record added: Sep 29, 2011
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Louis Abraham Hunt
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Louis Abraham Hunt
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Louis Abraham Hunt
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-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 19, 2013
Thank you Mr Hunt for contributing and being a part of the wonderful memories of our childhood.
- Nelda & Claudine Nunez
 Added: Sep. 29, 2011
"Remember the Maine!"
- Linda Davis
 Added: Sep. 29, 2011
 
 
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