John Mcleod Delta Co Michigan
L ! After having destroyed all of his personal papers through which relatives relatives might b»* located, John McLeod, formerly of Ford River and former close friends of some of Delta county’s county’s most prominent men, passed away yesterday at the Delta county almssouse. McLeod entered the infirmary seven years ago when Ills health began to fail and constantly refused to accept aid from either friends or relatives. It was known that he had wealthy relatives In Canada Canada hut he persistently refused to tell even his closest friends their exact whereabouts. For some time it was known that his death was near and it was supposed that the address of his relatives would be found among his personal papers. After his death yesterday yesterday it was found that the aged man had destroyed all of his papers and not a single clew was left by which relathe* might be notified of the death. The body was removed to the undertaking undertaking rooms >f D. A Oliver where it will be held for a few days In the hope that some friends wll appear to whem Mr. Mcl^eod at some time may have revealed the address of his relatives. relatives. lie was *1 years of age and for many years was employed as a bookkeeper b> the Ford River Lumber Company at Ford River.