Wednesday, April 23, 2008

JOHN S. FOWLER - Obituary

John S. Fowler

The East Liverpool Tribune


John S. Fowler, one of East Liverpool's best known citizens died at 2:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon (April 22, 1906) at his home in Pennsylvania avenue, East End, after an illness of a few weeks of stomach trouble. He was 59 years old and was a son of the late Capt. T. W. Fowler, of Baden, Pa., and had followed the river as an engineer until the year 1882, when he came to East Liverpool. This city had been his place of residence ever since.

The funeral services will be held at the family residence in East End tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock, the Rev. M. A. Eakin, pastor of the Second United Presbyterian church officiating. Interment will take place Wednesday afternoon at Oakland cemetery, Freedom, Pa. Mr. Fowler enjoyed the esteem and respect of all whose who knew him and the news of his death will be learned with deep regret by his many friends. He was a member of the Republican central committee and had served a couple of terms as assessor of the First ward.

He is survived by a wife, three sons, frank, George and Samuel, of this city, and one daughter, Mrs. H. A. Weeks, of Cincinnati; also by one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Larkins, of this city, and two brothers, Samuel Fowler, of Baden, Pa., and Charles T. Fowler, of Freedom.

All the children and other relatives named, were present at this bedside when the end came.

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