William M. Treloar (1850-1935)
Former OmgnBsman Treloar Dead Prof. William Marshall Treloar, i, for whom Treloar postofflce in Warren County was named, a former member of Congress from the old Ninth District, and a former in structor of music at Hardin College, Mexico, died Wednesday morning, July 3, at his home in St Louis. Prof. Treloar had been a resident of St Louis for the last 20 years. For a time after locating there he conducted a musical publishing business, but he retired several years ago. He suffered a fall at his home about a week before his end and complications set in which caused his death. In 1894 Prof. Treloar was drafted by the Republican party to run for Congress against the late Champ Clark in a heavily Democratic district He defeated his distinguished opponent and served one term. Later President McKinley appoint ed him Postmaster at Mexico, Ma Born in Linden, Wis., in 1849, he moved with his parents to Mount Pleasant Ia- as a boy, living there until he joined the faculty of Hardin College at Mexico. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Silver Treloar; son by a previous marriage, Percy Treloar of Chicago, and a sister, Mrs. M. H. Lester of Nevada, Mo.