Bassler Boyer

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Bassler Boyer - today be of for to the ATTY.BASSLER BOYER...
today be of for to the ATTY.BASSLER BOYER EXPIRED AT SANATORIUM Bassler Boyer, oldest practicing lawyer at the Lebanon bar, ^ died on Sunday morning at 7:45 o'clock, at tho Lebanon Sanatorium, where he had been a patient ^Ince Thursday in j sylvanla. For some years pnet, however, he was concerned only with special cases. Her sold his library of last week. While he had been 511 a week prior to that and arrangements arrangements had been made by relatives relatives for treatment at one of the local hospitals, the aged lawyer with characteristic tenocity clung to his idea that tho malady was but a passing indisposition and that he could fight It off by remaining on his feet. He was, therefore, in a serious condition when he finally gave In on Thursday, and when he reached the hospital it was found that he had contracted a serious attack of pneumonia. He sank very rapidly and by Saturday morning had lost consciousness. 82 Ycnr.q of Ape Had Mr. Boyor lived until Monday Monday of next week, he would have attained the 82nd year of his age, as ho was bom in Philadelphia on Mnrch 17. 1842. The same dog- Kcdnes-; of purpose manifested lu his last days, characterized his en- tiro career. He was a fighter »nd he took a keen delight i n that clement clement of his nature. Although he started out in his youth to follow the'career of his father, Dr. Daniel P. Boyer. an eminent physician, he later deserted his medical studios studios and took up the study of law. He was admitted to the Lebanon bar on November i2, 1863, and was engaged in this .county in tho practice practice of law ever, since. Notable CJISCR /• Ho was Interested as attorney in some'orihe most.notable cases tried In the local courts/and'.in causes appealed to higher courts from this county. -Ho possensed a. keen and analythlcal mind, and was reputed to have memorized laws, statutes and decisions, or at least wag fa-! miUar with the gist of them to an extent that was little short of rd- marka'ble. In hjs younger days ho was regarded as one of the most brilliant lawyers In Eastern Pann- FILM The compartments projection evening at the Cumberland That safety The J. Boyer, this gathering the A fine and the Connoll and Miller Adam Roger. : Floyd i-j be .; j As somo years ngo, nnd .he utilized the court house library as his only office office quarters. • Wlfo 011,1 Children He was married on February 7, 1864—Jiif-t about n year following his admission to the bar, to Ellen Shirk, of Swatara township, an aunt to the 'ate Attorney Howard C. Shirk, and who survives him. She resides in Philadelphia. Of a family family of ten children nine are living as follows: Miss Lavina ; Boyer, or Lebanon school teacher; Mis s Ellen Boyer, of Philadelphia; Shirk Boyer, London, England; Sdrah, wife of Thomas Earl, of Bethlehem; John B. Boyer, Boyer, of Steelton; Barbara, wife of Frank Grove, Shepherd,- Montana; (Arthur Boyer, of Itoaeburg, Ore|Kon; Ore|Kon; Catherine, wife of Mrs. Geo. F. Krause, qt Lebanon; Uhland Boyer, of Billings, Montana.. Mrs. Samuel H. Stinson, of phila- delphia < a sister, and Dr David P. Boyer, of the same city, ia- a brother. brother. The deceased was a member of tho Masonic fraternity and a Masonic Masonic burial will l)<' given tho re- [nesclay afternoon, at o'clock, with burial privately. IJummol Swanger, find mond, i furnished by chftfitra, tho Hnrry Sholly. Kennedy (Special —Albert J. landscape himself GAVE IN County Carpenter, sevonth celebration friends, associates, afternoon A dinner

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  1. Lebanon Semi-Weekly News,
  2. 10 Mar 1924, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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