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 Simpson Dunlop

Simpson Dunlop

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 7 Mar 1899 (aged 41)
Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 57984412 · View Source
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SIMPSON DUNLOP, Oak Park, died yesterday, aged 41 years. He was one of the oldest residents of Oak Park, and senior member of the real estate and banking firm of Dunlop Bros. He lived at 445 North Kenilworth avenue. Mr. Dunlop had been ill with typhoid fever for nearly five weeks. The funeral will take place from the residence at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning. Interment will be at Forest Home. Simpson Dunlop was born in Chicago on June 21, 1857, his parents being Samuel and Hannah (Francis) Dunlop. When he was 6 years old his parents moved to Oak Park, where he spent all his life. He was educated in the Oak Park schools and at Northwestern University, and after leaving college engaged in business in Oak Park and Chicago. Beginning as a real estate dealer and loan agent, Mr. Dunlop built up a large business. He was secretary of the Oak Park-Building and Loan association from the time it was organized in March 1885, till his death. About the same time the banking firm of Dunlop Bros. was formed, in which he associated with him his brother, Joseph K. Dunlop. The bank carries on business at Oak Park and also has a down-town branch in the First National Bank Building, under the name of the Oak Park State Bank. Ten years ago Mr. Dunlop was married to Miss Margaret Rankin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs John Rankin of Oak Park. She and four children survive him. Mr. Dunlop was a member of the First Congregational Church of Oak Park, of which he was trustee for several years.
--Chicago Tribune, 8 March 1899, p. 2

Simpson Dunlop was married October 5, 1882 in Chicago, Illinois to Olive Jane Draper, she the daughter of Isaac Hill and Mary Jane (Evarts) Draper.


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  • Maintained by: logcabinladyz
  • Originally Created by: Debbie B
  • Added: 31 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57984412
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Simpson Dunlop (21 Jun 1857–7 Mar 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57984412, citing Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by logcabinladyz (contributor 47950721) .