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William Henry Vogt
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1855
Massillon
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1923
Massillon
Stark County
Ohio, USA

"Retired Contractor Dies"

William H. Vogt, 68, retired local contractor, died of arterio sclersis this morning at 6:20 o'clock, at his residence, 1406 Wellman street. Mr. Vogt had been bedfast for six weeks.

Mr. Vogt was a life long residence of Massillon having been born here January 31, 1855. Until his retirement two years ago, he was one of the oldest contractors in Massillon, having been engaged in the business for 50 years. Upon his retirement the firm with which he was affiliated became known as the Elmer Vogt Contracting Company. Mr. Vogt served two terms, from 1892 to 1896 as street commissioner of the city.

Having been a member of local bands since he was a mere youth. Mr. Vogt was one of the oldest musicians in Massillon. At the time of his death he was a member of the Massillon band. He was a member of Massillon's first band that was know as the Big Six. Later he organized the Harmonia band, which later become know as the Massillon band.

He was a member of the Elks, Protected Home Circle and the Massilon Automobile club. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Amelia Vogt, of this city; two sons, Elmer and Herman Vogt, of this city; a sister, Mrs. Laura Newstetter, of Cleveland, and five grandchildren.

The funeral will be held Friday morning at 9 o'clock at the residence and 9:30 o'clock, at St. Joseph's Catholic church. Interment will be made in St. Joseph's cemetery.

The Massillon Independent, Dec. 19, 1923 
 
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 Parents:
  John V Vogt (1830 - 1887)
  Regina Vogt (1833 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Amelia Zopf Vogt (1853 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Herman Leo Vogt (1878 - 1942)*
  Elmer Osmond Vogt (1886 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Cemetery
Massillon
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section; B, Row; 7
 
Created by: Otto Sprenger
Record added: Apr 08, 2013
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William Henry Vogt
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William Henry Vogt
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William Henry Vogt
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