William Arthur Maddin Obit 27 May 1915

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William Arthur Maddin Obit 27 May 1915 - tCIDl V IliKlfflfiPF I " e< of who tho rubber...
tCIDl V IliKlfflfiPF I " e< of who tho rubber pen, That's W. A. Maddin, Pioneer Merchant and Long Active in Local Affairs, it at Rest. William, Arthur Maddin, founder of the Maddin Hnrdwaro company and builder of the Maddin building which has been converted into Muskogeo's Y,.M, C. A., died late Wednesday aft-| „./.."" ernoon at his farm four miles east of I ™i^ M '- In In' the who meaning to made Maryland be set would natural Our the trip delays oil until tho looking the nearly it be aa interior expressed definite until as at George is remain on Muskogee. Mr. MulCIn had' been in frail health for eight years and fo J ( Rrrat years ago, moved from • Muskogee toj lhe , a «f the farm In an effort to retain his hold and upon life. Ho was Hi years of aire ''° UIK . Coming to ViXlce^ years S agoJ" n ^ W. A. Maddin engaged in the contract- : was conquering business and progressed with the!" 1 * tho Coming of the white man to Indian 1 """ a " Territory. Born in St.:Andrews, Can- ada, he had lived In Cleveland, O., and '/ lher had secured valuable experience In his ! '*" nst built mnnvi hl S uuin many ! whjch Hut buildings In the early days In Musko- | gee. Among his accomplishments was !"' tnin tho building of the Maddin building ntl w, "\" a cost of nearly $60,000, fourteen years ! reaches ago; founding of the. Maddin Hard- I !"<' ware company; organization of the!" 1 ': n,,t Maddin bnnd, which was the first mu chosen profession. He built many i Indian and government schools and! buildings, and some of the finer \ to Which population west toward below hundred Lakes, the citlcs past and is Twin steal organization In this part of tho southwest; operation of a big planing mill In connection with his hardware business. •Six children survive the pioneer merchant, two by his marriage with Rose Rooney, who died before Maddin moved to Indian Territory, and four by his marriage with Letltia A. Bertholf, whom he married here 23 years ago. Fred "V. Maddin, a son. Is one of the proprietors in the Maddln- Merehont Hardware company; Thomas E. Maddin lives in San Francisco; Arthur A. Maddin, Marcus A. Maddin. Otto Lawrence Maddin, and Letltia Maddin, live In Muskogee. Funeral sorvlces were held at 2:30 p. m. Thursday from the farm near Purdlnville, east of town. Rev. Robert Van Meigs read 'the funeral ribes and members of the Knights Templar, of which lodge Mr. Maddin was a mem- her, attended too funeral In a body. I 1 Muskogee Masonic lodge No. 28 ap the dor-fill woftt. Tho IPIHIS cities rapid lying to put pointed the following pallbearers to act as a last escort to Mr. Maddin: James A. Scott, Leo 15. Bennett, W. H. Keyes, Henry Vogcl, A. F. Krumrei, W. H. Verll. The Masonic members attending the funeral left early in carriages for the country home of Mr. Maddin, and will accompany the body back to the cemetery. pet sonrl come the Tt west. How ASSEMRLY URGES A student fifths west

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  1. Muskogee County Democrat,
  2. 27 May 1915, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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