Lynch Pringle dies in California; son Poinsett Pringle of S. Carolina survives

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Lynch Pringle dies in California; son Poinsett Pringle of S. Carolina survives - such that it could riot be overlooked since the...
such that it could riot be overlooked since the lives of thousands were constantly constantly being Intrusted to thtir watchfulness watchfulness Under the clreumstances 41s - missal was the only action which the railroad omciais couia take COLONEL PEINGLE DIES AFTER AN OPERATION Old Confederate Veteran and Diplo mat Goes to His - Last Sleep Colonel D - Lynch Prlrigle who for many years led a varied and interesting political career but whose recent days were spent In the service of the Palace Hotel died at the Clara Barton Hospital Hospital yesterday morning about 6 oclock Colonel Prlngle had been 111 for several weeks and was forced to submit to an operation as the only possible chapce to save his life He died however as the knife appeared to have been used too late Prlngle was born In South Carolina and fought during the Rebellion with the soldiers of his native State After the war he removed to New York where be was a society favorite and a member of the Knickerbocker Club Under President President Cleveland he was made Consul - General to Guatemala and afterward occupied the same diplomatic position In Constantinople Although a Democrat Democrat President Harrison during his ad ministration appointed the ex - ConfederateConfederate ConfederateConfederate to his old place in Guatemala From Central America Prlngle came to California and was employed by Prince Poniatowzkl in connection with hit racing racing interests Later he entered this transport service of the United States durlnar the war In the Philippines and remained there until about two years ago - when he was made supervisor of the lesser employes of the Palace Hotel which position he held till his death Colonel Prlngle was well known about town and popular with all who knew him His relatives In this city will send his remains East for burial His survivors survivors are a wife and son in Charleston Charleston 8C a sister In France and Poinsett Poinsett Prlngle a son In ihe Navy

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 23 Aug 1904, Tue,
  3. Page 10

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