R Lee Warthen Dies

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R Lee Warthen Dies - R. LEE WARTHEN DIES OWNED PROPERTY HERE...
R. LEE WARTHEN DIES OWNED PROPERTY HERE Sandersvlllei Ga. April 23 Special R. Lee Warthen aged 87 said to be Washington county's oldest and wealthiest citizen died here last night and was burled at Warthen Ga. this afternoon. He owned Herndon's bar her shop and. adjacent buildings besides other holdings in Atlanta He gave $20,000 for Herndon's property several years ago and refused $150,000 for It two years ago He was a dl rector of the Sandersville-Tennille railroad and many other enterprises He s survived by two sisters Mrs. H A. freeman of Fort Gaines and Mrs. Ma Warthen of Fayetteville two Iroth- era George D Warthen. of this city and Ellsha Warthen of Warthen. Ga j a town named after his father. The funeral was attended by" hun dreds of citizens from all parts of the state. His will has not been made pub ic but It is thought that George" Warthen will come into possession of he Atlanta property be himself own- ng considerable property there. i R.LEEJVARTHElj'DIES OWN D PROpERTYHERE Sanc1ersvllle..Ga ,23 R. 87. b old"tand la8tnlght afternoon.'He. ber'shop adjac nt other"1 $20OOOfor U O.OOO "He. road'and He r e t bioga1 r-n k Ht Ga.-.town afterblsifather. b1hun-j dred. sol par. ts th. e. madepub- lie r Tn ll r r y n f 100 g lngconsldera lQprop rty I I 23. an otherhohdings I andMrs 5GeorgeD. tht afterhis-fathen .b iun. dredsof ofthe e ] . ; , . ( ) . , , ' , , . . . ' . , $ , ' , $ , ¬ - ¬ , . . , , . . , ; - , , . , , . . " ¬ . ¬ , " ! ) , - . . . ' ' , . , . . ' , , . - " . , " ' : : . ; ; ' . ' , ' \ : : " . . ' : ' . " . , ' . : ; : ! : : , ' : , . , . ' ; ' ; , . - - . : . : : " , ; ' , . . . , . ; : ; - : . . : : \ : . - - - . . . ; . - - - - . . , -

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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 24 Apr 1914, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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