Lieut Joseph Corby

Lieut Joseph Corby

Pennsylvania, USA
Death 28 Jun 1917 (aged 50)
Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Burial Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 120550232 · View Source
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Joseph Corby and Sena E.Linnegraf married May 16,1894 in Butte City, MT. He was the son of Ralph and Mary Llewyn Corby Abrams. They had two children, Edith Lillian Corby Tilton born in 1896 and an infant who died in 1898.

The Butte Daily Post (MT), 28 June 1917

Serious Illness of Former Mayor. Joe Corby Suddenly Stricken. Little Hope Of Recovery

Former Mayor Joseph Corby is seriously ill at his home, 1107 West Granite street. Slight hope is expressed for his recovery and there was a feeling of sadness among Joe's many friends in Butte today. The sickness is meningitis. The attack came suddenly.

Corby was the last Republican mayor of Butte. He was elected to office in 1907 and served until 1909.

When the call came for volunteers during the Spanish-American was, Corby was among the first to respond. He enlisted as a private and came home from the war as a second lieutenant. His patriotism has never been questioned.

During Sheriff Henderson's administration Mr. Corby served as chief deputy. He added to his large list of friends at the time by his courteous treatment of all who had occasion to visit his office. By profession Mr. Corby is a hoisting engineer. He never had an accident during the many years he hoisted and lowered men in the Butte mines.
The Daily Missoulian (MT), 29 June 1917

Joseph Corby Dead; Former Butte Mayor

Butte, June 28--Joseph Corby, former mayor of Butte, died at a local hospital following an illness of two days. Mr. Corby was well known throughout Montana. He served in the Spanish-American war, rising to the rank of second lieutenant.

Butte Daily Post (MT), 2 July 1917

Taps Are Sounded For Former Mayor. Spanish War Veterans and City Officials Attend Corby Funeral

Loving friends accompanied the remains of Joseph Corby to the grave after ceremonies at 2 o'clock today at St. John's Episcopal church. A committee of aldermen and a platoon of police headed by Mayor W. Maloney attended the funeral. A detachment of a company of soldiers now encamped here attended as did the members of the Spanish War veterans.

At the Mount Moriah cemetery a salute was fired over the grave of the man who offered his life for his country during the war of 1898.

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