|Birth: ||Jan. 6, 1834, Ireland|
|Death: ||May 31, 1904|
Born in Nass, County Kildare, Ireland.
Unknown Waukegan Newspaper:
VOL. VII --- NO. 108.
CAPT. BLOWNEY SUCCUMBS
FINALLY GIVES WAY TO HIS 5TH PARALYTIC STROKE. WAS PROMINENT OFFICE HOLDER IN CITY
Former Treasurer, Collector and Supervisor --- Was a Gallant Soldier and Breveted Major at Close of War.
Former City Treasurer, Capt. B. G. Blowney succumbed last evening at 4:45 o'clock to a series of paralytic strokes which have extended over a period of six years, the last one having occurred last Tuesday or just a week previous to his death.
Since the last stroke, the aged man had been unconscious and his death had been expected for some days.
Capt. Blowney was one of the best known residents of the city, having lived here since 1855. He was an office holder of some greater part of the time, hence his general acquaintance. For one term, city treasurer, for several terms, supervisor of Waukegan and as city collector, he was more or less before the public most of his residence in the city and he was a man generally well liked by all who knew him.
Precedded in death by his wife:
Katherine "Kate" Cleaver Blowney
William Lincoln Blowney 1858-1860
Delos Cleaver Blowney 1860-1860
Henry Ellsworth "Elmer" Blowney 1862-1929
Elizabeth A. Blowney 1866-
Benjamin Charles Blowney 1868-1940
Walter Samuel Blowney 1870-1929
Katherine Cleaver Blowney (1829 - 1902)
Created by: Janice Buchanan
Record added: Jul 23, 2000
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