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Col Azariah T. Whittlesey

New York, USA
Death 27 Jul 1900 (aged 65–66)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA
Burial Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100645249 · View Source
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The Iowa census records for 1870, 1880, and 1900 state that he was born in New York (not Indiana), although his wife, Sarah C., and children, Russel, Eltson (Edson), and Grace were all born in Indiana.

Omaha Daily Bee, July 28, 1900:

Council Bluffs News - Colonel A. T. Whittlesey, a veteran newspaper man of this city, died yesterday morning at an early hour at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W. B. Fisher. Death was due to apoplexy. Deceased was born in Indiana in 1834 and for many years was a prominent democratic politician of that state. He was four times elected delegate to national conventions and was private secretary to Governor Thomas A. Hendricks. He had been a resident of this city since 1883 and at one time was editor of the now defunct Globe. He leaves a widow and three grown children, Russel N., and Edson C. Whittlesey, and Mrs. W. B. Fisher. Notice of funeral will be given later.

Omaha Daily Bee, July 30, 1900:

Council Bluffs News - The funeral of the late Colonel A. T. Whittlesey was held yesterday afternoon from the residence of his daughter, Mrs. W. B. Fisher, on Vine street. The services were conducted by Rev. R. Knox, rector of Grace Episcopal church, and interment was in Walnut Hill cemetery. The pallbearers were: C. M. Maynard, A. B. Cook, M. F. Rohrer, L. A. Webber, George S. Davis and O. Ewall.




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