Saturday, October 18, 2008

A. R. Bell Obituary

A.R. Bell

The East Liverpool Tribune

Died on Oct. 27, 1901

A. R. Bell, aged 58 years, of Lisbon, for the past six years editor of the "Buckeye State", died Sunday afternoon of paralysis of the kidneys. The deceased was born at St. Clairsville, Ohio, and from his early youth had been identified with newspaper work, as reporter, editor, correspondent or publisher, being in harness over thirty-three years. He was a veteran of the civil war, having served in a Federal regiment from Indiana. Later he became captain of a company of Ohio National Guard at Bucyrus. His death was unexpected. Capt. Bell was a man of extensive experience and great ability in newspaper work. He is survived by his wife and four unmarried children. The funeral occurred at Lisbon Tuesday afternoon.

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