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Silas Mercer Holcomb

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Silas Mercer Holcomb

Birth
Death
6 Jun 1906 (aged 68)
Burial
Fort Branch, Gibson County, Indiana, USA Add to Map
Memorial ID
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First Lieut. Co. G 63rd Ind. Vols.
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Indianapolis Sun June 7, 1906
SILAS HOLCOMB DEAD.
Special to the Sun.
FT. BRANCH, Ind. June 7.
Silas M. Holcomb, 65, died yesterday. He was
prominent a few years ago In the People's party,
having twice been a candidate for attorney general on that ticket. He leaves a widow, three sons and one daughter.
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Owensville New Echo June 8, 1906
Death of S. M. Holcomb.
Just as we go to press we learn of the death, at his home in Ft. Branch, of Silas M. Holcomb, one of Gibson County's
best known citizens. His death, which was not unexpected, occurred Wednesday afternoon at 3:15.
—Princeton Tribune.
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Goshen Daily Democrat June 7, 1906
Prominent Populist Dead.
Fort Branch, Ind. June 7.—
Silas M. Holcomb, twice the nominee of the Populist Party in Indiana for Attorney General and an uncle of ex Governor
S. A. Holcomb, of Nebraska, is dead here, age 66 years. He was one of the leading middle-the-road Populists in the west.
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Adams County News, Thursday, June 13, 1906, issue

S. M. Holcomb
S. M. Holcomb, father of the Holcomb brothers, Clarence, Oscar R., and Ralston C., all known of this county, died at his home in Fort Banch, Ind., on June 6, 1906, of locomotor ataxia.
He made a visit here three years ago. For the past year he has suffered continually. The three brothers and a sister were present at the bedside. He was a prominent figure in the state politics of Indiana for many years. Expressions of sympathy are given by our citizens for the bereaved
family
First Lieut. Co. G 63rd Ind. Vols.
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Indianapolis Sun June 7, 1906
SILAS HOLCOMB DEAD.
Special to the Sun.
FT. BRANCH, Ind. June 7.
Silas M. Holcomb, 65, died yesterday. He was
prominent a few years ago In the People's party,
having twice been a candidate for attorney general on that ticket. He leaves a widow, three sons and one daughter.
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Owensville New Echo June 8, 1906
Death of S. M. Holcomb.
Just as we go to press we learn of the death, at his home in Ft. Branch, of Silas M. Holcomb, one of Gibson County's
best known citizens. His death, which was not unexpected, occurred Wednesday afternoon at 3:15.
—Princeton Tribune.
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Goshen Daily Democrat June 7, 1906
Prominent Populist Dead.
Fort Branch, Ind. June 7.—
Silas M. Holcomb, twice the nominee of the Populist Party in Indiana for Attorney General and an uncle of ex Governor
S. A. Holcomb, of Nebraska, is dead here, age 66 years. He was one of the leading middle-the-road Populists in the west.
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Adams County News, Thursday, June 13, 1906, issue

S. M. Holcomb
S. M. Holcomb, father of the Holcomb brothers, Clarence, Oscar R., and Ralston C., all known of this county, died at his home in Fort Banch, Ind., on June 6, 1906, of locomotor ataxia.
He made a visit here three years ago. For the past year he has suffered continually. The three brothers and a sister were present at the bedside. He was a prominent figure in the state politics of Indiana for many years. Expressions of sympathy are given by our citizens for the bereaved
family


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