Suicide of a Hamilton Man April 27 Fort Wayne Daily Gazette 28 April 1881
Salclde of a llamllton Man. Cincinnati, O., April 27. Job E. Owens, a prominent citizen of Hamilton. Hamilton. Ohio, committed suicide tonight tonight by shooting himself in the head with a revolver; The act was deliberate, deliberate, as he bought the pistol at four O'clock In the afternoon and at eight exchanged it for one of large" caliber. He shot himself In the rear of Thompson's Thompson's livery stable, where he was immediately immediately found by a 'hostler. No cause is known. He was iii his usnal health.and at seven o'clock signed the agreement of the creditors of. the Fox Starch company. He was' a member of the well known manufacturing manufacturing firm of Owens, Lane & Dyer. It is a singular fact that Mr. Dyer, of tne same firm, came to his death in a similar manner. Mr. Owens was 63 years old. He leaves a .wife, two children children and three children by a former wife His estate is valued at $50,000. He had a life insurance, but the amount is not known.'