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CITY'S OLDEST WAR VETERAN IS TAKEN BY DEATH Samuel T. Lawrence Dies at Age of 98 Years. FIREMAN IN EARLY DAYS Joined Volunteer In Hii Youth and j Fought Stubborn Front Street j Fire Served with Engineers in Civil War Before Lee Gavs Up. Sauipel T. Lawrence, the olden Civil-war veteran iu Korhester and one of the oiiier trterans in Nw York 'ate, !:! yesterday at bin home. No. 4o2 Mainli,i Ktreet, aed OS years, t'unrral services, in which t'ivil-niir vetemn nf Mi.itm.. oocnly will take lrt, will be helil at 2 rt'clock tomorrow afternoon a No. "1 I.ake avenue. Interment will be made iu Mount Hope cemetery. Mr. Ijiwrence was born in Stillinicr. Saratoga entinty, in JXH. His' father foiiKbt miller the American 0.ii on (lie hillh eras in the War of 1M2 with England. Mr. fjiwrenre rame to K,nhter in JsH. Hf attemlei) mhool here for a short time ami then became nn airen;ice in the carpentering trade with Jason Bnssett, ha had a little ehop iu Aqueduct street. Ii was in l(,kheier. in that yuuns Ijiwn-nce cast his first vote, balloting for llenrv I'lav. He he- rnie a member of a volunteer fire so-Iciation an.l at the time of bis death j tue oldest exempt fireman in IS hester. J j j

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  1. Democrat and Chronicle,
  2. 15 Mar 1922, Wed,
  3. Page 21

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