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Phillip Eaglesfield obit

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Phillip Eaglesfield obit - Death Takes Capt. Phillip Eaglesfield Word has...
Death Takes Capt. Phillip Eaglesfield Word has been received here o the sudden death in Chicago Sun day of Capt. Phillip Eaglesfield member of the Chicago Board o Trade and former well known res .dent of the twin cities. He was victim of a heart attack. Capt. Eaglesfield lived a life o adventure in many diverse field For a number of years, back in days when small, motorized vessel .ransported fruit from Benton Har jor to Chicago, Milwaukee and e Michigan ports, he was th ntrepld skipper of the packet Margaret, which is still in servlc on Lake Superior and formerly ried passengers and mail between Charlevoix and Beaver Island. In association with his mothei ,he late Mrs. Elizabeth Eaglesfield Capt. Eaglesfield also operated th fruit packets American Girl anc iolden Girl. Capt. Eaglesfield was the scoin of a prominent Ohio family. Hi mother, who died in June, 1940, lot only a lawyer but held cap :ain's papers and for several year lerself commanded a fruit boat She died at the age of 86 in ,on~ Harbor. She was the first wo man ever admitted to the bar in tfichigan, having been a gradual aw student at the University o Michigan. Capt. Eaglesfield was the fathe of Mrs. Prank Rowe, Pueblo, Colo Mrs. Mary Jane Huber, South and Mrs. Catherine Carter, Gram Rapids. Two grandchildren survive Funeral services for the captaii will be held Wednesday at 2 p. at the Dean Dey Brothers fu neral chapel, with the Rev. A. Blanning of the First Congre ational church officiating. Buria vill be in the Eaglesfield' lot in : rystal Springs cemetery. Friends may call at the Dean Dey Brothers mortuary.

Clipped from The News-Palladium, 14 Dec 1954, Tue,  Page

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