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THE WESTERN STAR, 8 June 1917
Obituary of HENRY J. WILLIAMSON
DEATH of H. J. WILLIAMSON

Henry J. Williamson, a former well known citizen of this city, died in the Wichita hospital about midnight on last Monday, June 4, 1917, after a brief illness of one week, resulting from a stroke of paralysis, and complications. Burial was made in Wichita on Wednesday, a Christian
Science reader having charge of the funeral services. At the time of his death, Mr. Williamson's age was about 56.

Deceased was a native of Indiana. he completed his education qualifications by a year's course in Du Pauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, he came west during the 80's and settled first in Ashland, but later in this city, where he secured work in a lumber yard (then the
Chicago Lumber Co.) He finally became the sole owner of the yard, continuing in the business here until about five years ago, when he became a resident of Wichita. On June 13, 1890, in this city, Mr. Williamson was united in marriage with Birdie Hall, who, with an adopted daughter, King Hall, now, Mrs. L. L. Hulley, of Cheney, Kansas, survives him. His father also survives him, his home being in Greencastle, Indiana.

Mr. Williamson had succeeded in accumulating considerable property, both in this county and in Wichita. A few years ago he sold his lumber, coal
and hardware business in this city to the J. G. Wilson Lumber Co.
Transcribed and Contributed by Shirley Brier


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