Capt. J.A. Buckner obit (1901)

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met the he on to - The & rain B. are the of The foot cars the regular CAPT, J, A. IS NO MORE. at oold have foot The Well Known Bankman Passed A Early This Morning. Funeral Arrange ments Not Made. James A. Buckner, familiarly known as "Captain Buckner," died this morning morning about two o oleok from a complication complication of Bright's disease and pneumonia, Oapt. Buckner had been suffering with a Blight attack of the former dis ease, and about two weeks ago while performing his duties as bankman of the hydraulic for the Water Works De partment, caught a severe cold whioh in a short time developed into pneu - monia. Oapt. Buckner was a prominent man in canal affairs, being probably better informed on that subject than any other official in this vicinity. His early years were spent first in boating be tween Cincinnati and Teledo, and then as the head foreman of the Cincinnat Ice Co. which shipped Lake Erie ioa from Toledo to Cincinnati. He served in a local regiment during the war, and: several years after removed to this oity, In 1394 he was appointed bankman of the Piqua hydraulic, and was also ap pointed water works trustee. As bankman, he was conscientious and faithful and particularly were his ser vices appreciated by the Water Work Trustees and the pubHo generally, when aboutthree years ago by hia watohfulneas he prevented the banks of the hydraulic from overflowing, thereby saving tbou9 ands of dollars to the oity Oapt. Buckner leaves a wife and two sons to mourn his loss. He was a mem ber in high standing of the Red Men Knights of Pythias and of the Miami Encampment No. 4, I O. O, F. and alao of the Washington Lodge I. O. O. F. of Cincinnati whioh was consolidated with the Eagle Lodge. The Red Men and Knights of PythiaH, will eaoh attend the funeral in a body, the Odd Fellows attending attending individually. The funeral announcement announcement will be made tomorrow. ted home Mrs. Mr. Mr.' wife, Simes their The the line, zest,

Clipped from The Piqua Daily Call03 Jun 1901, MonPage 1234

The Piqua Daily Call (Piqua, Ohio)03 Jun 1901, MonPage 1234
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