Antoine Louis Lanata, Sr death announcement
DEATH OB A. I. LASATA, SB. . Antoine Louis Lanata, Sr., died yesterday ronn at - bis residence, No. '159 Esnlanade street, at the ripe age of C9 years. Deceased was a native of Genoa, Italy. When 12 years old he left the land of his birth for New Orleans. Immediately after his arrival rn the city - he was sent by bis brother (a promineit wholesale liquor merchant) to Spring Hill College, Moolle, where his educstloa was completed. At the age of 16 he was given a position In his brother's establishment and a few years later succeeded him in the business. . Possessing great business ability, he succeeded in lncrt - asto the trade to such an extent that ten years ago he was In a position to retire. Friday last, one week ago, he contracted a cold, which developed into la grippe.' For a few days it was hoped, that the once - strong constitution would overcome the disease. Yesterday afternoon, bow - ever, those hopes were dispelled, . for, surrounded by his ' loving family, he bret thed his last. The funeral will take place to - day at 4 o'clock. The Interment will .be it the. Metal rie cemetery. Mr. Lanata was a man of many virtues, kind - hearted and courteous, - and his death brings grief to many households.