Henry Campbell Wells's Obituary

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Henry Campbell Wells's Obituary - an InJ 0n Wednesday night he retired as'0- I...
an InJ 0n Wednesday night he retired as'0- I ugUH, anU y mornIng arose nt , his regular arising time. As he step-1 E- re- ped away from his couch he suddenly! fell to the iloor dead. Apoplexy had and! claimed him as its victim. The deceased was born in New to Market, that county. May 23, 1S61. and all of his life has been spent in Platte county. He was educated in the pub-from nc schools and graduated from Beth-are, of !iny college. On his return from col-a ieKe he associated himself in the of city one of "am nrt his daughter, Catherine, all of whom reside at Platte City. He was a thirty-second degree Mason and like the late A. P. Clayton of this city was' in from.110IIlt? -uonuay at .' p. m. and will be re-Unt!er the auspices of the Masonic of Grand Lodge of Missouri. A large list "umber of St. Joseph people will at-of tend. On tin? afternoon of the fun-they eral business houses will close and business will be suspended in Platte were' City. With the passing of "Cam" Wells with' Missouri loses a citizen whom it can HI spare the business world a man who was a power in it and his family land friends one whose departure tor-of tures to breaking their heartstrings, as' 'CAM" WELLS NO MORE A Man Whom the Whole Platte Pur chase Will Miss Ic Gathered to His Fathers " 'Cam' Wells is dead" was the brief mesaco telephoned to St. Jo seph from Platte City early Thursday morning. The message was brief, but it was full of sorrow to those who received it and they were many tor before noon it had reached all portions of St. Joseph and all mourned; for Henry Campbell Wells, lovingly known to his thousands of friends as "Cam," was gone to rest eternal gathered to the bosom of his fathers For some months Mr. Wells had been In ill health, and from the first his friends feared the result and J their fears were well founded. For several das past he had been feeling 1 better and on the occasion of the Mis-i Mis-i souri-Kansas annual football game went to Lawrence and attended it, ac- companied by a physician and a nurse. banking business with his father, Wil Hani C Wells and in 1887 the present Wells Ranking Co. was organized of , which his brother. William Strother. Wells, is now president and of which he v.ae cashier which is one of the leading country banks of the state, j Je U survived by his wife to whom he was married in 1891, his son W11-' known among the Masonic fraternity .all qyer(the,Unipn. The funeral will occur from his late At he i ful ! n Is in to

Clipped from The St Joseph Observer16 Dec 1916, SatPage 1

The St Joseph Observer (Saint Joseph, Missouri)16 Dec 1916, SatPage 1
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