Col Webb Hayes dies-Sandusky Register, Ohio-p.1-27 July 1934, part 1

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Col Webb Hayes dies-Sandusky Register, Ohio-p.1-27 July 1934, part 1 - COLONEL WEBB HAYES, PRESIDENT'S SON, WAR...
COLONEL WEBB HAYES, PRESIDENT'S SON, WAR VETERAN, DIES AT 78 Year's Illness Precedes Death In Marion Sanitarium; Noted Soldier Was Native Of Fremont And Confirmed Ohioan. MARION, O., July 26 Col. Webb C. Hayes, 78, son of Rutherford B. Hayes, nineteenth president of the United states, died here today after more than a year's Illness. The retired manufacturer and Spanish American War veteran died at ;<s-a Sawyer Sanitdri'um where he had I been under treatment for liardening of the arteries. . Death came at 2 p. m. today but word of it was not given out immediately. Webb Cook Hayes overcame the proverbial handicap of being a President's son to win distinction as a soldier, as an organizing industrialist and, by way of avocation, in the field of historical research. As a soldier he served in the Spanish-American war, in the Philippine insurrection, the Boxer outbreak In China, on the Mexican border and finally on the' Italian front and as a department commander in France in the World War. He was wounded at the crossing of the San Juan It Ivor in Cuba and won the Congressional Medal of Honor by a darinc feat in the Philippines Business Man, Too As a business man he moved from the treasjreship of the Whipple Manufacturing Co. of Cleveland through the organization periods of the National Carbon and Union Carbide companies, concerns which were outrtanding among American chemical manufacturing plants. This activity engaged him- in the 20 >ears from 18S1 to 3 901. His associates included the late Myron T. Herrick. destined to wide fame as American ambassador to France. Col. Hayes was a confirmed Ohioan. He was born in Cincinnati March 20, 3 S5C, one of six son.-> of Rutherford Birchard and Lucy Ware (Webb) Hayes. At the age of ten Webb went to live with a great- trial for the death of her son alone. Is also accused of poisoning to death (Continued on Page 10, Col. 3) SWEETHEART OF POISONED YOUTH HEARD ON STAND Later Married, She Testifies For State In Murder Trial Of Boy's Mother. COSHOCTON, 0., July 26 I/O —A petite young woman who said she was the childhood sweetheart of Herbert George Webb appeared today as a state witness In the trial for first decree murder of Mrs- Amelia Vlehb Wardrop. She was Mrs. Geneva Brokaw, of Newcomcrstown. and she testified that she and the young man, who, the state charges, was poisoned by his mother, Mrs. Wardrop, had planned to be married and that lie was the father of her daughter born Oct. J, 1931, the day after Webb died. No Tampering, Claim She later married another man. Earlier in the day County Prosecutor Russcl Lyons called himself as a state witness to testify that there had been no tampering with glass Jars containing young Webb's viscera, part of the state's evidence. He asserted that they had been in his l>ossesslon from the time of the i*>st mortem until they were delivered to in ing to E.' unaffected

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