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Douw Henry Fonda
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1877
Fulton County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1941
Nassau County
New York, USA

Douw Henry Fonda, 63, a native of Gloversville, died last night at his home in Plandome, N. Y., following a heart attack. He had resided there for the past twenty-five years. Mr. Fonda was a son of the late Henry Douw Fonda and Jane Fairbanks Fonda who were prominent in the Mohawk Valley. His maternal grandfather was Niles Fairbanks, inventor of the glove die who was an outstanding citizen of Gloversville. The Fonda lineage has been mentioned prominently in Revolutionary chronicles of Mohawk Valley history. Mr. Fonda had served as a member of the board of trustees of Plandome for 12 years and four years as mayor. He was head of the Fonda-Haupt Company, which he organized 25 years ago. He was educated at Columbia College. Many years ago Mr. Fonda was connected with the advertising force of the old Daily Leader. Survivors are his wife, the former Miss Dorothy Brown of New York City; a son, Douw; a daughter, Jane Fairbanks Fonda, and two sisters, Misses Anna and Minerva Fonda, both of Gloversville. A service will be conducted Thursday night at Plandome and the body brought here Friday. The funeral service will be held at 7:30 Friday night at the home of his sister at 176 South Main street. The Rev. F. L. Decker of the First Methodist church will officiate. Burial will be made Saturday morning at 10 in Prospect Hill cemetery. Gloversville NY Leader Republican, Wednesday, July 16, 1941.
Family links: 
  Henry Douw Fonda (1835 - 1888)
  Jane A. Fairbanks Fonda (1846 - 1925)
  Dorothy Brown Fonda (1887 - 1974)*
  Douw Henry Fonda (1910 - 1977)*
  Jane Fairbanks Fonda Randolph (1915 - 1994)*
  Minerva Fairbanks Fonda (1871 - 1955)*
  Anna May Fonda (1874 - 1969)*
  Douw Henry Fonda (1877 - 1941)
*Calculated relationship
Prospect Hill Cemetery
Fulton County
New York, USA
Created by: Mark Fonda
Record added: Jul 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20416584
Douw Henry Fonda
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Douw Henry Fonda
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