Henry I Trump

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HENRY I. TRUMP DIED SATURDAY 1VAS CIVIL WAR VETERAN AND REACHED AGE OP 88 YEARS Came to Calliope Over 50 Yeats Ago and Operated Store in Hawarden for About 30 Years H. I, Trump, Civil War veteran and pioneer Hawarden resident and business man, passed away at his home in this city shortly after 6 o'clock Saturday evening-. Mr. Trump had been in gradually failing: health for a considerable number of years and in recent months his frail body grew steadily weaker although the immediate Illness which resulted in his death was of but three weeks' duration. Funeral services were held at the Associated church at 2 o'clock Monday =afternoon with Rev, T. H. Harding-, the pastor, In cha* ,5 J .Jtf embers of the Masonic lodge, of which Mr Trump lhad long been an honored member, and the firing squad of the American Legion, attended the funeral service In a body. The Masons, with- Past Master T. J. Reeves in charge, conducted the Masonic burial service while the American'Legion firing squad fired the salute to the dead. Taps were •rounded by Millard Troxcll. Hawarden's two remaining Civil War veterans, John Huyck and W. H. Smith, were also able to attend the funeral of their departed comrade. The Hawarden "business houses were closed during the funeral hour. Henry Isaac Trump Was born at Akron, Ohio, Jan. 1, 1847, so was past 88 years of age. He came to reside in -eastern Iowa in 1856 where he grew to young manhood. In 1864 he enlisted in the 10th Kansas Cavalry and served . for some time after the close of the Civil War. Most of his army service spent in expeditions against 'the" «raI'Custer in the Black JSills. He first Came to Calliope in 1883 and engaged in business. He also served at different times as town treasurer, assessor and •marshal of Calliope. In the 90's he took a homestead in South Dakota, returning to Hawardeh in 1902. That same year his wife, Grace Canan Trump, passed away. Shortly thereafter his wife's, niece, Miss Luella Canan, came to Hawarden to make a Ihome for him and continued to look after his welfare and assist in operating his business until her death on Jan. 23rd of this year. After his return from South Dakota Mr. Trump operated a feed store in Hawarden for IB few years and then opened a variety store which he has continued to operate for about thirty years. After the death of his niece two months ago, his nephew, Lyman A. Trump and wife, of Sioux City, came to Hawarden to reside with him and look after his'busi- jjess affairs and he is now in charge of the store. Mr. Trump was a man of strict business and personal integrity and merited the esteem in which he was held by a wide circle of friends and business acquaintances. He was a member of the Presbyterian church and was a charter member of Dale lodge, A. F, & A. M., this lodge having been organized in Calliope in the 80's. Ha was also a charter member of the local G. A. R. post. A number of years ago Ihe served 1 as a member of the Ha- ivarden city council. His nephew, L. A. Trump, now residing in this city, is his nearest living Relative, Mrs. Wayne Coster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Trump, was here from Sioux City to attend the funeral. recently of

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  1. The Independent,
  2. 04 Apr 1935, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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