Augustus Jennings Obituary
AUGUSTUS JENNINGS, ILL 2 WEEKS, DEAD AUGUSTUS JENNINGS, Augustus Jennings, 59 years old, a founder and president of the Colonial Savings and Loan Association, and widely known in financial and real estate circles, died yesterday morning morning at his home, 2335 North Pennsylvania Pennsylvania street. He had been seriously ill two weeks with heart disease. Mr. Jennings was born at Traders Point, the son of John and Martha McCurdy Jennings. His mother died when he was 3 years old, and he came to Indianapolis with his father shortly afterward. He was educated in Indianapolis. Following a period during which he was employed in banks in Oswego and Coffeyville, Kas., he returned returned to Indianapolis and was employed employed by the Charles E. Coffin Company, Company, which later became the Central Central Trust Company. Mr. Jennings served as secretary of the bank until it was sold ' in 1913 to the Farmers Trust Company. With his brother, Conrad Jennings, he formed the Jennings Bros. Resl Estate Company in 3913 and the Colonial Savings and Loan Association. Association. In 189-1 189-1 189-1 he married Miss Katherine Brownley of Grand Tower. 111. She died in 1918. and in 1926 he married Miss Mary C. Sullivan. He was a member of the Columbia Club, Chamber of Commerce, Modern Woodmen of America, Indianapolis Real Estate Board and was treasurer of the Riverside Amusement Company. Company. Survivors are the widow, a sister, Mrs. Martha Howard of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, and two brothers, Conrad Jennings Jennings of Indianapolis and David Jennings Jennings of Morenci, Ariz. Funeral services services will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow tomorrow afternoon at the residence. Burial will be in Crown Hill cemetery. cemetery.