The Kansas City Star" (Missouri) Sunday, April 7, 1957
(picture of Jack H. FARMER)
Jack H. FARMER, 49 years old, divisional sales manager of the Colgate-Palmolive company here, died yesterday in a Joplin, Missouri, hospital. He had been in Joplin on a business trip. He suffered a heart attack Friday. The home is at 446 West Fifty-sixth street.
Mr. FARMER had been manager of the office here since November, 1950.
He was born in Alba, Missouri, and attended Joplin, Missouri, high schools. He also attended the University of Minnesota.
Mr. FARMER joined the Colgate-Palmolive company in 1927 as a salesman in Forth Smith, Arkansas. In 1934 he was transferred to Wichita as salesman. A year later he became district sales manager in Minneapolis, and in 1947 he took over the same position in Cincinnati, where he stayed until coming the Kansas City.
Mr. FARMER was a member of the Second Presbyterian church and a den father of the Cub Scout troop of the church. He was a member of the Ararat Shrine and the Lynnhurst lodge No. 317 of the Masons in Minneapolis.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Rosemary FARMER, and three sons, David, 10 years old, and James and Jerome, both 8 years old, all of the home; two brothers, Edward FARMER, Joplin, and Walter V. FARMER, Wichita, and a sister, Mrs. Charles DAYTON, Joplin.
Funeral services will be at 11 o'clock Tuesday at the Stine & McClure chapel. Burial will be in the Washington Park cemetery, Indianapolis
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