|Birth: ||Mar. 15, 1887|
|Death: ||Apr. 27, 1933|
Carl was the son of Oliver Perry & Nina B. (Woods) Abington. He married Clare C. Curry, daughter of Antonio L. & Florida (Trammell) Curry. Carl & Clare's daughter, Janet Lee, was born on November 15, 1928.
The above information & the group picture (University of MO) are from Warren "Lindsey" Shaw. Carl is the second from right in second row.
The date of his birth shown on his WWI draft registration is March 15, 1886. On his death record it is shown as March 15, 1887
Carl, age 32, and his wife, Clare, were living at 640 Main in Poplar Bluff when he registered for the WWI draft on Sept. 12, 1918. The date of his birth was shown as March 15, 1886. He was self employed as a lawyer. His physical description was tall with a medium build, blue eyes & light colored hair. The record was signed: Carl C. Abington.
Carl died at 10 p.m. on April 26, 1933, from a heart attack caused by Coronary Disease. He had lived 46 years, 1 month, & 10 days. The informant on his death certificate was Ed. L. Abington of Poplar Bluff. He was buried April 27.
News about his death spread quickly in many Jefferson City, MO newspapers.
"ABINGTON RITES ARE SUNDAY AT POPLAR BLUFF
Assistant Attorney General Will Be Buried at Home City
DROPPED DEAD AT CAPITOL LAST NIGHT
Heart Disease Proves Fatal to Southeast Missouri Democrat
The body of Carl C. Abington, 44, an Assistant Attorney General of Missouri who dropped dead in the Supreme Court building here last night, was taken to Poplar Bluff, his former home, this afternoon for funeral services to be held there Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial will be there.
Abington's death occurred late last night following a heart attack while he was conferring with other members of the attorney general's staff. Physicians said death was due to the heart attack. Although Abington had not complained of feeling ill friends said he had been subject to heart attacks.
the conference which Abington was attending had followed a dinner with Wilbur Buford, another assistant attorney general who was recently appointed State Game and Fish Commissioner by Governor Park. Abington remarked at the dinner 'he had never felt better.' The night conference was a continuation of one started earlier in the day to which all members of the Attorney General's staff had attended.
Abington was one of the first assistants selected by Attorney General Roy McKittrick, who took office in January. He had long been active in Democratic politics in Southeast, Missouri and had been mentioned prominently for United States Attorney for the eastern district of Missouri.
Survivors include his widow and two children, four brothers, E.L. Abington and Jack Abington of Poplar Bluff, George Abington of Neelyville and Thomas Abington of Foristell, and a sister, Mrs. Neva Lazalier of Neelyville.
The body was accompanied to Poplar Bluff by the widow and E.L. Abington.
Jefferson City Post Tribune
Jefferson City, MO
Thursday, April 27, 1933
Carl's wife, Clare, died at 4:15 p.m.on August 26, 1950, in Poplar Bluff from a Coronary Infarction.
Oliver Perry Abington (1831 - 1897)
Nina B. Woods Abington (1850 - 1892)
Clare Curry Abington (1893 - 1959)
Virgil Abington (____ - 1897)**
Joseph Y Abington (1861 - 1888)**
Thomas Hughes Abington (1864 - 1949)**
George Oliver Abington (1865 - 1943)**
Edward Lee Abington (1867 - 1955)**
Fanny Abington (1869 - 1873)**
Harry C Abington (1876 - 1899)**
Carl C Abington (1887 - 1933)
Poplar Bluff City Cemetery
Created by: Virginia Brown
Record added: Jul 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93484935