David Nelson Inglis

David Nelson Inglis

Marquette, Green Lake County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 2 Jan 1977 (aged 94)
Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Milton, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 93831518 · View Source
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"The Milton Courier", Milton, Wisconsin, Thursday, Jan. 6, 1977, p 1.

Prof. D. Nelson Inglis, 94, Professor of Modern Languages, Emeritus, at Milton College, died Sunday, Jan. 2, at Rock Haven Nursing Home where he had been a patient since 1974.

He was born Jan. 1, 1883 in Marquette, Wis. and married the former Tacy Rood, Aug. 9, 1905. He attended Marquette grade school and graduated from Milton Academy and Milton College in 1905 and a masters degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1908.

The couple lived in Marquette and Madison where he served as principal at Marquette State Grade School from 1905 to 1907 and taught before coming to Milton in 1910.

Mr. Inglis was a professor of Romantic Languages at Milton College from 1910 to 1954 and 1956 until his retirement in 1958. He also attended a summer session at Alfred University, Alfred, N. Y., from 1929 to 1931 and was an assistant in French at LaSorbonne, Paris, France, in 1930.

He was president and treasurer of the Milton Historical Society, a member of the Milton Civic Club, assessor of the Village of Milton for five years, a ten-year member of the Milton Village Board, and recipient of the Pillar of Milton Award in 1954 and the Citizen of the Year Award, presented by the Milton Kiwanis in 1969.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Inglis were honored in 1969 as being two of the oldest members of the Seventh Day Baptist Church, joining in 1900. She died Feb. 11, 1973.

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Lois Smith, Newville, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 7, at the Seventh Day Baptist Church with Rev. Earl Cruzan officiating. Burial will be in Milton Cemetery. No visitation will be held. Albrecht Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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