Oscar Hal Murdock death in Wisconsin 1920
OSCAR If. MURDOCK DIES. Well Known Citizen of Galena En gaged in Business Many Years. Galena, Feb. 27. Following several years 'illness from a complication of diseases, Oscar H. Murdock, i well known and prominent citizen of Galena, Galena, died at a sanitarium at Wauke sha, Wis., last Thursday night. News of the death reached here early this morning. He had been receiving treatment treatment several months. He was the son of John C. Murdock, a pioneer merchant of Galena. He was born in Galena in October, 1883, He was associated with his father, and following his death, with hi3 brothers in the operation of the Murdock Murdock hardware store, a pioneer, business business concern of this city. He is survived survived by three brothers, John J. Murdock Murdock and Robin E. Murdcck, both of Galena, and W. S. Murdock, mayor of Baxter Springs. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus lodge, Galena Elks lodge and social organizations. The body is expected to arrive in Galena. Sunday night, and funeral services probably will be held at the Catholic church Monday morning.