|Death: ||Aug. 29, 1907, USA|
Founder of the Richard Mansfield Repertory Company, Mansfield produced a number of plays from 1887 to 1907 including: "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," "Julius Caesar," "Ivan the Terrible," "The Merchant of Venice" and "The Scarlet Letter."
Addition bio info courtesy of dm wms:
MANSFIELD FUNERAL TODAY
Body Will Be Carried Across The Street To Cemetery.
New London, Conn., Sept. 1. -
All day Sunday the body of Richard Mansfield lay in a coffin in the room in which the actor died. Tomorrow at noon the funeral services will be held. Rev. Alfred Poole Grint, rector of St. James' Episcopal Church, will conduct the service. By request, there will be no address. The choir of St. James' Church will sing the hymn "Lead, Kindly Light," following a brief period during which the features of the dead actor will be viewed by the assemblage.
A funeral procession will be formed for the burial place, in Gardner Cemetery, which is across the street from the Mansfield home.
The honorary pallbearers will be
Commander John Parker, United States Navy;
Col. A.C. Tyler,
Roland P. Keashy
and Dr. William P. Appleton.
The Sun; Baltimore, Maryland.
September 2, 1907; Page Two.
Hermine Rudersdorff Mansfield (1822 - 1882)
Victor Joseph Mansfield (1898 - 1958)*
New London County
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Record added: Oct 27, 2003
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