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 - John . 1 . Shclson , Deer Park (Oasi...
John . 1 . Shclson , Deer Park (Oasi (ìuardsrtian , Dies N« wherry, r 3.1 cons ui^t «i h rd h. folhuvln ■nrs. Il«' h »ospitai SliHs« rione-,] 'n and ho had \ oral SUO» o t ich 11 ' \W1 No M Jo (Jraft sful. a kind . that' >ry at Î1S A. tn Hal 1 wh *n a md i: his active y lili t uiu>n **,irs of 1 1 . %f 11»* 11 a * I S«M l 1 1 wan hard to 1 11 ? t 1 » 1 c»'f liiin i it. »-vi'i tine« a su al­ Id »«peak of tl io er«*at id amusing tl unes bo d. and of th»' excit illp his experienc» *. when Ii his family .»r ' »>me . hut an att. "inpt to him «a« alw avs un- In spit«' »»f hi s doMire Hess ho would'■hut up k hopelet«?*. ; md say. * all there w< is to it Shelson was born ar h«»r, Ontario,OH I >»M* 1 ciime to this country «>f 17 . c«»lup first te I- where he worked , as driver of his car* n«*rjl handy man. He to Mus’kenoii i when as a hustlliiK lum b»‘i as a rlv«>r n win and r< • • r ltimh» r jark. comiup north t». S**ti**y when Smry was a natn»' te conjure with and attradrd all oi r the mighty men of th** woo»ls a? a magnate attracts iron filings | In tl •nia with th»* doughty iicks” »if later fame, on did not liko the west lot »-von try to got wirk t « * r «* and ¡ am*1 bark to Michigan. Il»' al- t«*r«M th« serv i up t'lea ry u i to Murq u* ment h«- a orah le dii with îievet ruar the mont llH Of est of w ere mad» anil ho ca ance He ealth mad' * it n In .1 am on was Phor nix, middle eighties he worked r Uohert Dollar, running a • amp r him. and went w**st to (’all-, 'aptain ! Sh»*l- H»' did wavs had a great love for this northern country. In 1 890 he en- ! »•oast guard aorvire. j unxler Captain Henry wa- lator tran.sfeir»*»l Aft**r <*a<'h received his hon- rharg * and reinlisted. • a mark of “r*^l ink'’ to '«•or»l Muring th»' 19 lo W»>rld Wa 1 lie. with t he coa t guard service a part of the C.S Navy I Ti»*»! war s»*rvic«* insur- served until 1 !» 122 when age ■ j Shel- Clara ter of lsra«'! and | l)»'lina 1’hoenix, in th»* town »if i ¡‘cessar y. lary of 1 S!» 4 M married to Mi* Newberry. At that time the Phoenix family were living it l)(*er Park when* the Bradley Eunih* r company was op»»rating with a fair siz»-d mill, larg»* lum- her «»jiorations. and tin* town wa.- .i fair sized town of several hundreds of inhabitants. There wer»* the widow and eiiiht children and l .i grandchildren to say goodbye I t«> tt aged man when In* quieth I passed away on Wednesday after noon at the home on Avenue A. Oeorge C. lives at Hancock, where, he is a member of the Coast (luard j service there; Nor man J. and ! Clu*st«*r J. of New berry; (Veil F of Bin'll Bum, Mich.; Lorraitn , erode-key o, Fscanaba; Claril.el of Detroit; Lera and Helen, the latt«'r Mrs. John Philips, of New- },f,rrv ____ j

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  1. The Escanaba Daily Press,
  2. 11 Jan 1936, Sat,
  3. Page 13

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