|Birth: ||May 15, 1883|
|Death: ||Feb. 7, 1971|
Colorado Springs Gazette 2/9/1971 (Tues)
"John T HANEY Funeral is Wednesday
Funeral services for John T Haney, prominent lawyer who died Sunday in a local hospital, will be held at 11 am Wednesday in the Law Mortuary.
The Rt. Rev.Msgr. Michael Harrington will officiate. Private burial services will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.
Mr. Haney lived at 1209 N. Cascade Ave. For many years he was a member of the firm Haney and Jackson, which later became the present firm of Haney, Howbert and Akers.
Mr. Haney was born May 15, 1883 in Talladega, Ala. He lived in Mississippi during his youth and attended the University of Mississippi at Oxford and the Cumberland University School of Law in Lebanon Tenn.
He was married to Allie Heidelberg in 1908 of Hattiesburg, Miss. He practiced law there until 1917 when the family moved to Colorado.
Mr. Haney was well-known as a public speaker throughout the region and was noted for his now classic "In Defense of the Lazy Man" speech which he delivered more than one hundred times to organizations throughout the state.
He was a member of the El Paso County and American Bar Associations. He also belonged to the Kiwanis Club, Winter Knight Club, Round Table, and was for many years a board member of Sunnyrest Sanitarium. In 1947 he was awarded an honorary doctor of law degree from Colorado College.
Mr. Haney is survived by his widow, Mrs. Allie Haney; three sons, William Q Haney, J. Donald Haney, and James M. Haney, all of this city; two daughters, Mrs. William A Hillhouse of Denver, and Mrs. John M Lockridge, Oklahoma City; 15 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a sister, Miss Agnes Haney of Hattiesburg Miss."
Allie H Haney (1884 - 1978)
Note: He is buried beside his wife Allie and near his eldest son William.
El Paso County
Plot: Block 239B, Lot 92
Created by: Ami
Record added: Apr 27, 2008
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