5/3/36Powell Blacks father-in-law

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5/3/36Powell Blacks father-in-law - DEATH CLAIMS LORENZO FLINT Former Fairlattd...
DEATH CLAIMS LORENZO FLINT Former Fairlattd Postmast" er Was Delegate to Cherokee Convention FAIRLAND, May 2 — Lorenzo Dow Flint, former postmaster here, who once served as A delegate to the Cherokee national convention, died this afternoon at the home o£ his daughter, Mrs. Powell Black, six miles east of Fairland. Death came to the 85-year-old pioneer farmer and stockman as the result of two years' illness. He came to Seneca in 1866 from McClainsborough, 111., where he was born, and later married Delilah. Ballard. He settled later near Fairland, Fairland, where he spent the remainder remainder of his life. Mr. Flint "was instrumental in building up the territorial government government and served until statehood as a delegate to the Cherokee national convention at Tahlequah, He was active in politics after statehood and served as postmaster here for eight years. Surviving besides his widow are five daughters, 'Mrs. Powell Black, Mrs. Sam May, Jr., of Fairland, Mrs. Dona Chandler of Houston, Tex., Mrs. Charles Woodson of Los Angeles and Mrs. Otto Clause of. Pasadena, Cal.; four.eons, Ulm Flint of Fairland, Ballard Flint of Fairland, Charles Flint of Claremore Claremore and Albert Flint of Detroit., 22 grandchildren and other relatives. relatives. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Powell Black home. Masonic rites will be held at the grave in the Fairland cemetery.

Clipped from Miami Daily News-Record03 May 1936, SunPage 2

Miami Daily News-Record (Miami, Oklahoma)03 May 1936, SunPage 2
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