Barton Linford Simpson

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 4 Nov 1932 (aged 59)
Windber, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 133952281 · View Source
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State of Pennsylvania Death Certificate #404134
Barton Linford Simpson died in Windber, Somerset county, Pennsylvania on 4 November 1932 of coronary artery disease contributed to by myocarditis. He was male, white, married to Mrs. Nellie Fisher Simpson, he was a banker at Windber Trust Company, 59 years, 5 months and 29 days. He was born 5 May 1873 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania to J. Randolph Simpson born in Huntingdon and Jennie M. Brown born in Huntingdon county, Pennsylvania. Informant was Warren B. Simpson of Huntingdon. He was buried 7 November 1932 in Huntingdon.

From the Huntingdon Daily News, Saturday, 5 November 1932, page 8, column 3
Barton L. Simpson
Barton L. Simpson, a native of Huntingdon, died very suddenly at his home in Windber, Pennsylvania, last night about 10 o'clock. Death was attributed to heart failure. He had been in his usual good health until a few hours before his death when he complained of not feeling so well.
Barton L. Simpson was a son of the late J. Randolph and Jennie Simpson, of Huntingdon and at the time of his death was aged 59 years. He was a president of the Windber Trust Company, the Miners and Merchants Bank of Scalp Level, the Berwind Bank, Berwind, West Virginia and vice-president of the Houtzdale Trust Company and the Central City National Bank. Other business activities of his included secretary-treasurership of the Windber lumber company. He was interested in the operations of the Berwyn-White Coal Company. Before going to Windber, he was a clerk in the Union National Bank here. He was affiliated with the Presbyterian church of Windber.
Surviving are his wife, Nellie Fisher Simpson and two sons, Richard and Randolph, both at home. Also surviving are two brothers and one sister, Warren B. Simpson of Huntingdon, New Jersey and Mrs. Helen S. Boomer, of Waterbury, Connecticut.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed, but tentative plans are that funeral services will take place at Windber and interment will be in Riverview cemetery at Huntingdon.


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