Henry A Trump

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FORMER ANGELENO EXPIRES IN CANTON Henry A. Trump Found Dead in Office Den of Abstract Company by Young Woman Clerk The Canton, Ohio, Repository contains an account of the death of Henry A. Trump, well known in Los Angeles, and at one time connected with the Guarantee Title and Trust company. Mr. Trump died suddenly, the body being found in a "den" adjoining his business office in Canton. The story follows: Henry A. Trump, president of the Trump Abstract company, was found dead in a room in the basement of his offices at the corner of Tusearawas and Court streets, Court land building, llrst floor, at 8:15 o'clock Monday morning. The basement room was fitted up and used by Mr. Trump as a "don." The body waf in a reclining position on a wall bench with the feet touching the floor. He was fully dressed, even to his hat. Coroner March attributed death to heart disease. The body was found by Miss Daisy Rlngenbach, chief clerk for the abstrtict company. Coroner Harry A. March was at once notified and, after viewing the remains, had them removed to Miller & Blanchard's undertaking rooms. Coroner March expressed the belief that Mr. Trump had been dead at least eight hours, possibly much longer. Suspected a Burglary When the clerks in tho office of the abstract company arrived for work Monday morning they found the front door, leading from Tuscarawas street, unlocked. The electric lights In the offices were burning: full and there was also a light in Mr. Trump's "den," the door of which stood partly open. The young women at once suspected burglary. When Miss Ringenbach went down the stairs to investigate she looked into the door of the "den" and saw the body. At Courtland Saturday Night Whether Mr. Trump went into his ilen Saturday night or Sunday has not been fully established. Associates say that they saw him about the Courtland hotel and other places Saturday evening. One acquaintance says that he saw him enter his offices about 11:30 o'clock Saturday night. Mr. Trump was not seen Sunday at places he usually visited, although he is reported to have been noticed about 10 o'clock Sunday morning standing in front of his offices. Native of Canton Mr. Trump was a native Cantonlan and was about 42 years old. He was unmarried and roomed at the residence of Peter A. Smith, 603 South Market street. Mrs. Smith says that he was not in his room Saturday night. Owing to ill health Mr. Trump went to California some years ago. He returned to Canton in July, 1905. He was a member of Canton lodge of Elks. Two brothers, Percy Trump of the Underwood Typewriter company of Pittsburg, and Kichard Trump, with the Frick-Landsay Co., also of Pittsburg, 3iirvive. They were notified by telegraph and are expected to arrive in Canton Monday afternoon. Heavy Rain in Kansas KANSAS CITY, May B.—A leaking rain fell generally over the northeastern part of Kansas early today. That section had been suffering from dry weather, and the rain will be of great benefit to growing- wheat, fruit and •arly planted corn. Topeka received an inch of water. The local weathor tAreatl a.!*<> reports light rains in other portions of Kansas, as well as in western Missouri and portions of Oklahoma.

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  1. Los Angeles Herald,
  2. 09 May 1909, Sun,
  3. Page 31

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