P.P. Berthelot Obituary
Friday Morning, March EARLY-COHER TO STAMFORD IS DEAD THERE P. P. Berthelot Helped Organize Organize Town, Served as Its First Mayor Snerial t" The NewÂ» STAMFORD, March 2.--A long sidence in Stamford, a city -which helped organize, and years of civiij work in its behalf were terminated today in the death of Berthelot, prominently known pioneer pioneer of this section. He was 62 years old. ,~!n declining health for'several years, Mr. Berthelot became more seriously ill a week ago, his condition condition being aggravated by injuries received in a fall last month, his hip was fractured. His dealn occurred at 2 o'clock this afternoon. His wife, with his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and 'Mrs. Paul Berthelot of Houston, were at the bedside. Burial rites will be conducted Father Mosler of Seymour, from Kinney Funeral home here at 4 o'clock Friday afternoon; and interment interment will be made in the .Highland cemetery. Â· .. "Â· ' With Swenson Interests ... Native of Canada, Mr. Berthelot became associated with the Swen- sori Brothers interests many years ago; and following service for that company in Nevada, came to Stamford in 1899, to chart the Stamford Stamford townsite. He was for a time Manager of the Stamford Towtisite mpany; later manager of the company's Stamford waterworks oil mill. He later worked with the Sweiison Land Cattle company, until failing health and loss of sight forced his Â· retirement seven years ago. During his active business career, Kir. Berthelot was outstanding In civic work. He was the city's fir.st mayor, and later held the office other'term. He was an honorary member -".of the Stamford Rotary club..." ~Mr. Berthelot was married here in 1905 to Mrs. Lou Ella Hall Besides the wife and son, a stepson, stepson, Newell Berry of Houston, survives. Other survivors are a brother, brother, Joha Berthelot of Stamford, a sister, Mrs. Anna Bajac, of Ba- kersfieid, California. , ; Pallbearers - will be A. J. Swenson, Swenson, D, T. Perkins, R. H. Dobbins George Flournoy, Raymond Austin, all of Stamford, and V. V. Parr Spur.