Albert Sharpe

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Albert Sharpe - Judge Albert Sliarpe Passes Away Sunday...
Judge Albert Sliarpe Passes Away Sunday Succumbs After Five-! Week Illness With Heart Trouble Judge Albert E. Sharpe, former' school teacher, newspaper publish-, er, attorney and one of the framers of Michigan's constitution, died at j his residence in the Fairview Apact-1 ments at 2 p. m., Sunday, May 28, j 1939. Mr. Sharpe would have been. 79 years of age-Tuesday. He had' been in ill health for the past five'; weeks with heart trouble. Most of Mr. Sharpe's children visited him i during his illness. A resident of the Sault for 30 years, Mr. Sharpe until recently was judge of Saull Sle. Marie's- justice court. He was born in Northumberland, Onl., attended schools there and at the Albert College in Belleville, Ont., where he taught school for three years.' - ' ' '..' ,'.-"" Settled at West Branch Mr. Sharpe came to Michigan when a young man. settled in West. Branch, where he taught school for five years, and during part of that time alternated in running a newspaper. His partner was his brother, the late Michigan Supreme Court Justice Nelson Sharpe) who also practiced law. East Tawas, losco county, became the next home of Mr. Sharpe, >vhen his brother was elected circuit judge in the West Branch area. : It was during the time he made his home in West Branch that Mr. Sharpe became a practicing attorney, and he did not want to practice in the same cii-cuit in which his brother was judge. During his ten 'years in East Tawas, Mr. Sharpe served for six years as attorney for the city of East Tawas, and for six years was prosecuting: attorney^ of.;Iascq_ 'cpunr iy'. In-v 1901 losca county voters sent Mr.- Sharpe to the'state-legisla- JL'WGE ALBEKT E. SHAKl'E 1E8S TAX REVISION PLAN Favorable .-Reaction" lo-Mor- genthau's Proposal Expected at Washington, TAX EXPERT IS ture. Served at Lansing- At the end .of the legislative term, Mr. Sharpe moved to the Sault, where he has made his home since. In 2907-08, Chippewa county voters sent Mr. Sharpe to Lansing as their representative to the constitutional convention, and at that time he helped frame the present constitution. During his life in the Sault, Mr. (Turn to 1'ajc Five. I'lcasc) WASHINGTON, May 29.— (fP)-~ Anticipating a favorable reaction, the House ways .and ;mpans,comr "miltee' sought^ ttic j views' of -business groups today on:Secretary Morgen^ lhau's suggestions for corporate tax revision. A tax expert of the American Bar Association and a representative of the National Foreign Trade Council were invited to be the first witnesses. . A representative of the United States Chamber of Commerce said privately that the general objectives oullincd by Morgcnthau Saturday were highly desirable, although much depended on the specific provisions by which Congress seeks to

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  1. The Evening News,
  2. 29 May 1939, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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