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John Clinch

  • Birth 26 Jul 1849 Borden, Swale Borough, Kent, England
  • Death 17 Jun 1916 Elmwood, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Elmwood, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Section C
  • Memorial ID 96268437

John Clinch married Mary Hephzibah "Effie" Manock on February 7, 1872 in the Texas Station (Wrigley) Methodist Episcopal Church, Rosefield Township, Peoria County, Illinois. He was elected Mayor of Elmwood, Illinois from 1897 to 1909, and again from 1911 to 1915. John Clinch was appointed Postmaster for Elmwood, Illinois on March 13, 1899 by President William McKinley.
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FORMER MAYOR OF ELMWOOD CALLED

Elmwood, IL, June 21 - John Clinch, three time mayor of this city, former postmaster and for many years treasurer of schools of Elmwood township, died suddenly here Sunday following an attack of heart disease. He was born in Kent County, England, July 26, 1849.

Deceased is survived by his wife, one son, Charles, of Macomb, IL, and one daughter, Carrie, of this city. Funeral services were held from the late residence Wednesday, Rev. B.Y. George officiating.

GALESBURG EVENING-MAIL: JUNE 21, 1916


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  • Created by: J. Robert Schmidt
  • Added: 30 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96268437
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Clinch (26 Jul 1849–17 Jun 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96268437, citing Elmwood Township Cemetery, Elmwood, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by J. Robert Schmidt (contributor 11096000) .