G. L. Hunter Dies; Tapestry Expert
G. L. HUNTER DIES; TAPESTRY EXPERT Internationally Known asWriter on Decorative Subjects. George Leland Hunter died yesterday yesterday at his home, 1165 5th ave., Manhattan, Manhattan, after nine months' Illness. Last January he was stricken with leucocythatemia and was forced to submit to weekly blood transfusions, but a severe attack of pneumonia on both lungs and other complications were too much for. his. already weakened weakened system. Mr. Hunter was born In Belltngham. Mass., May 8, 1867, and educated at Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard College, where he - was graduated In 1889. On March 24, 1923. he married Mrs. Esther Kennedy Boardman of Pittsburg. Pa. Mrs. Hunter's children by her first marriage are Arthur Boardman, formerly of the Chicago Opera Company, now living In Paris; Kennedy Boardman. a banker in Denver. Denver. Col., and Mrs. B. Meredith Lang-staff Lang-staff Lang-staff of Brooklyn. Mr. Hunter was Internationally known as a writer and lecturer on tapestries and other decorative subjects. subjects. He was the author of many authoritative authoritative works on tapestries, furniture furniture and decorative textiles. He Is survived by his wife and two sisters, Mrs. Warren H. Wardwell of Springfield, Springfield, Conn., and Mrs. Burleson of La Porte, Ind.