Clallam County Pioneer, Passes
Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock tomorrow at the University Funeral Parlors for Alston Fairservice, 74 years old, who died Tuesday at Providence Hospital.
Mr. Fairservice was a prominent resident of Western Clallam County, having settleed in Port Townsend in 1890. He established a mercantile business at Clallam Bay in 1891 and also was interested in the lumber and logging business. He was one of the founders of the First National Bank in Port Angeles and served as president for years.
He moved to Seattle in 1925, engaged in the logging business in British Columbia and later retired from active business. He was a delegate to the Republican national convention in Chicago in 1928, when Herbert Hoover was nominated for President.
Mr. Fairservice was born at Black Cape, Quebec. He resided in St. Paul, Minn., before coming West.
Surviving are his widow, Lulu; a daughter, Mrs. Clarence E. Kefauver; a son, H.C. Fairservice, and four grandchildren, all of Seattle, and a brother, Thomas Fairservice, of Black Cape.
(The Seattle Daily Times, August 11, 1938, Page 27)
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