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Maj Joel B Wanner

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Maj Joel B Wanner

Birth
Death
29 Sep 1875 (aged 54)
Burial
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
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ENLISTED AUGUST 1862 WITH 128TH PA INFANTRY. LEFT SERVICE NOVEMBER 1862. DIED AT AGE 64.

Obituary.
WHEREAS, God in His infinite wisdom has called from our midst our friend and fellow-member, Maj. Joel B. Wanner, who had always deserved our esteem and confidence, an it is our desire to give some testimony of our respect: for his memory, therefore, Resolved, That in the death of Mr. Wanner we feel that the legal profession has lost audio earnest supporter, and the Bar of this county one of its best friend. 'through retired from active practice, he preserved a deep concern for the advancement of the dignity and influence of the Bar, and always expressed a generous sympathy for such measures as tended to increase its legitimate powers. As an evidence of the confidence of his fellowcitizens he was twice honored by nominations for Congress-once by the Democrats in 1858, and once by the Republicans as a War Democrat in 1802. He was twice elected Mayor of the City of Reading. He was a commissioned Major of Pennsylvania volunteers, and among other engagements participated in the battles of south S. Mountain and Antietam. In all his various and responsible positions, although sometimes successful and sometimes not, need invariabiy retained the confidence and esteem of his fellow-citizens without destination. As a lawyer he was scrupulously exact, thorough going and without intrigue,As a man, modest, candid and companlonable, he won the esteem of all who met him by is kind and manly disposition and frank and |generous conduct. He Was without deceit,Не possessed a good heart and a ripe and wellbalanced mind. As a scholar he excelled in the study of philosophy, and found a great delight in the classics and in modern standard works in general literature. He had the qualifications for any position and his own modesty alone prevented a proper appreciation of his merits. Resolved, That his bereaved family have our sincere condolence in their great affliction.
Resolved, That we attend the funeral of the deceased in a body.
J. GLANCY JONES,
A: G. GREEN.
J, S, LIVINGOOD,
G. B. STEVENS.
HENRY W. SMITH.
WILLIAM B, SCHOENER.

Contributor: N.D. Scheidt

ENLISTED AUGUST 1862 WITH 128TH PA INFANTRY. LEFT SERVICE NOVEMBER 1862. DIED AT AGE 64.

Obituary.
WHEREAS, God in His infinite wisdom has called from our midst our friend and fellow-member, Maj. Joel B. Wanner, who had always deserved our esteem and confidence, an it is our desire to give some testimony of our respect: for his memory, therefore, Resolved, That in the death of Mr. Wanner we feel that the legal profession has lost audio earnest supporter, and the Bar of this county one of its best friend. 'through retired from active practice, he preserved a deep concern for the advancement of the dignity and influence of the Bar, and always expressed a generous sympathy for such measures as tended to increase its legitimate powers. As an evidence of the confidence of his fellowcitizens he was twice honored by nominations for Congress-once by the Democrats in 1858, and once by the Republicans as a War Democrat in 1802. He was twice elected Mayor of the City of Reading. He was a commissioned Major of Pennsylvania volunteers, and among other engagements participated in the battles of south S. Mountain and Antietam. In all his various and responsible positions, although sometimes successful and sometimes not, need invariabiy retained the confidence and esteem of his fellow-citizens without destination. As a lawyer he was scrupulously exact, thorough going and without intrigue,As a man, modest, candid and companlonable, he won the esteem of all who met him by is kind and manly disposition and frank and |generous conduct. He Was without deceit,Не possessed a good heart and a ripe and wellbalanced mind. As a scholar he excelled in the study of philosophy, and found a great delight in the classics and in modern standard works in general literature. He had the qualifications for any position and his own modesty alone prevented a proper appreciation of his merits. Resolved, That his bereaved family have our sincere condolence in their great affliction.
Resolved, That we attend the funeral of the deceased in a body.
J. GLANCY JONES,
A: G. GREEN.
J, S, LIVINGOOD,
G. B. STEVENS.
HENRY W. SMITH.
WILLIAM B, SCHOENER.

Contributor: N.D. Scheidt


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