Western, Benjamin R

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Western, Benjamin R - Benjamin R. Western. Benjamin Romaine Western,...
Benjamin R. Western. Benjamin Romaine Western, died ou Thursday night at his home. 25 Albemarle road. Flatbush. He was the grandson of Benjamin Komaine, the puo-lic-spirlted citizen, who had the remains of the Prison Ship Martyrs placed In vault at the foot of Jackson street, now Hudson avenue, from where they were afterwards taken to Fort Greene. The approach to the Martyrs Monument is named Romaine terrace In hiB honor. Mr. Western, who was the son of Henry Membry Weatern, a prominent member or the New York bar, was "3 years old and s leading member of the Society of Old Brooklynites, which is largely responsible for the erection of the Martyrs Monument. He was also past master Stella Lodge. !'. and A. president and treasurer of the Manufacturers Publicity Corporation, member of the Young Men's Democratic Club and the American Institute of Arts and Sciences, and a charter member of Long Island Council, R. A. Deceased leaves three dauMers. Mrs. Charles W. Smith. Mrs. E. B. Knowles and Miss Faunie W. Western; three sons, William H.. Charles C. and Perclval R., and fourteen grandchildren. Funeral services will take place at his home Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, the Rev. Dr. Thomas G, Jackson, rector of Pt. Patila Episcopal Church, Flatbush, officiating.

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 03 May 1913, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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