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Luther Earley Guinn
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1885
Alabama, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1934
Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa County
Alabama, USA

LUTHER E. GUINN DIES HOURS AFTER TRAIN HITS AUTO
Pair On Way To Work When Mishap Occurs

Luther E. Guinn, 48, operator of a filling station at the A.G.S. Depot and former locomotive engineer for the Kaul Lumber Company, died in the Druid city Hospital this morning an hour after his automobile was struck by a M. and O. passenger train at 7:02 a.m. at the Kaulton grade crossing.

Arthur Chandler, 38, welder employed by the Tuscaloosa Machinery Exchange, suffered a broken arm and bruises in the accident.

The two men, both of whom lived in Kaulton, were coming to work when the grade crossing crash occurred. They were in Mr. Guinn's automobile and he was driving.

The car was struck by M. and O. passenger train No. 109, a motor train, which left Tuscaloosa at 7 o'clock for Montgomery. C. C. Kindig of Tuscaloosa was the engineer. The two occupants of the automobile were rushed to Druid City Hospital by a Jones and Spigener ambulance and guinn died at 8 o'clock.

Funeral arrangements for the dead man have not been announced this afternoon pending word from a son in Buffalo, New York.

Mr. Guinn is survived by his widow, Mrs. Leona Guinn, and three children, two sons, Leon Guinn, 23, of Tuscaloosa, Lewis Guinn, 28, of Buffalo, N.Y., and a daughter, Lillian Hofstadter, of Bessemer.

He also leaves five brothers, Theo Guinn, of Tuscaloosa, operator of a filling station at Queen City Avenue and Broad Street, Lee Guinn, of Uniontown, Lyman Guinn, Arson Guinn and Otis Guinn, the latter three of Sylacauga, and a half-sister, also of Sylacauga.

Mr. Guinn had been engineer on a logging locomotive for the Kaul Lumber Company until that firm curtailed its operations several years ago. In recent years he had been manager of a filling station at the A.G.S. depot.

He came to Tuscaloosa a number of years ago from Hollands, Ala., where he had been employed by the Kaul company.

Chandler was described by attendants at at Druid City hospital as not seriously injured.

The Tuscaloosa News, Wednesday, November 14, 1934

GRADE CROSSING VICTIM TO BE BURIED TOMORROW

Funeral services for Luther E. Guinn, 48, well known filling station manager, who succumbed at 8 o'clock Wednesday morning to injuries received when his car was struck an hour earlier by a M. and O. passenger train at the Kaulton grade crossing, will be held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock from his residence at Kaulton.

Internment will follow in Tuscaloosa Memorial Park, Jones and Spigener directing. Complete arrangements for the funeral had not been announced at 2 o'clock this afternoon.

Mr. Guinn is survived by his widow, Mrs. Leona Guinn, two sons, Leon Guinn, 23, of Tuscaloosa, Lewis Guinn, 28, of Buffalo, N.Y., and a daughter, Mrs. H. L. Hofstadter, of Bessemer.

He also leaves five brothers, Lee Guinn, of Marion, Ala., Theodore Guinn, of Tuscaloosa, Lyman, Arson. Otis Guinn, all of Sylacauga.

The Tuscaloosa News, Thursday, November 15, 1934
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Richard Guinn (1850 - 1927)
  Gabreller L. Brooks Guinn (1863 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Annie Leona Shurett Guinn (1883 - 1975)
 
 Children:
  Lillian Guinn Hofstadter (1909 - 2000)*
  Leon H Guinn (1911 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bertha Bell Guinn (____ - 1891)*
  Fonnie Guinn (____ - 1900)*
  J. W. Guinn**
  John W. Guinn (1882 - 1913)*
  Luther Earley Guinn (1885 - 1934)
  Lee S. Guinn (1888 - 1953)*
  Leonard Guinn (1889 - 1900)*
  Lyman C. Guinn (1890 - 1960)*
  Arson Guinn (1893 - 1979)*
  James O. Guinn (1898 - 1954)*
  Theo G. Guinn (1898 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Tuscaloosa Memorial Park
Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Rod Morken
Record added: Aug 24, 2012
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Luther Earley Guinn
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