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Hon. Alonzo Beemer “Dr. Garrett” Garrett

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Hon. Alonzo Beemer “Dr. Garrett” Garrett

Birth
Wayne County, West Virginia, USA
Death 1 Nov 1938 (aged 91)
Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, USA
Burial Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 78730404 View Source

Co B 45 Ky. Inf. GAR United States Consul

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[Garrett, Alonzo B.
Garrett Rites Will Be Held Thursday A. M.
Pythians, Legionaries And Spanish War Vets To Take Part Therein.
Funeral services for Dr. Alonzo B. Garrett will be held at Grace M. E. Church at 10:30 Thursday, with Rev. Scott Westerman in charge. Burial will be in Mound Hill Cemetery by George J. Wetherholt & Sons. For an hour before the services the body will lie in state in the vestibule of the Church, Lafayette Post, American Legion, supplying the Guard Of Honor.
Pall Bearers will be selected from the membership of Naomi Lodge No. 55, Knights of Pythias. There will be a flag presentation by Spanish-American Veterans and there will be a firing squad made up of Legionaries.
Comments made last night by old friends of Dr. Garrett as to his carreer as a medical pracitiioner indicated that he had aquired considerable property. He was industrious, prudent and conservative, and it is believed that his practive and investments and pension increased his wealth year after year over an extended period. As to the nature of his holding, but little is known. He owned a valuable farm and orchard located between Miller and Athalia on which stand a large red brick house near the river bank. Dr. Garrett's age was 90 years, 10 months, 10 days and he was a son of Lewis Preston Garrett and Sarah E. Garrett of Wayne County, W. Va.

[Note: Co B 45th Ky Inf; Also served for 3 months in 1861 at the beginning of the war in Co. I, 18th OVI.]

Gallipolis Daily Tribune
Volume XLIV
Number 247
November 2, 1938
Gallipolis, Ohio
Transcribed By: MLT]


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