Thomas Meehan Chew and Phil-ellena Streets Germantown rockwell Meehan 23 Nov 1901

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Thomas Meehan Chew and Phil-ellena Streets Germantown
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a LAST HONORS TO S. I EN Notable List of Honorary Pall-Bearers Pall-Bearers Pall-Bearers at Funeral of Ger-mantown Ger-mantown Ger-mantown Scientist INTHRMENT AT. BLUE BELL Newspaper Men and City Officials at Obsequies of T. Henry Martin The So To But imon; The "I dt He You And A Of Tbe You He Lntl! What Aud He Tbe Sorrowing friends- friends- and relatives thiong-ed thiong-ed thiong-ed the Meehan homestead at Chew and Phil-ellena Phil-ellena Phil-ellena streets, Germantown, yesterday, yesterday, where funeral services were held over the late Thomas Meehan, who for years was one of the leading figures in German-town. German-town. German-town. Long before the hour set lor the iiimmonipmpn! of flip services there were hundreds of peieons outside the stately ! old house persons in many walks oi lite, but with all ot" whom the deceased had conic in contact in his busy and useful life. Promptly at hali'-past hali'-past hali'-past 0 o'clock Ihsv. Oscar D. Hawes,. pastor of tbe First Unitarian Unitarian Church, be5an the ritual. The services were held iu the library, the body resting in a plain black casket, which was banked by a large number of floral tributes. tributes. There were offerings from Councils, Councils, the members of the Fairmount Park Commission, the American Philosophical Society, the Commercial Museums, the Academy of Natural Sciences, tbe Horticultural Horticultural Society, and from the pulpits of The schools in the Twenty-second Twenty-second Twenty-second section. When Dr. Hawes had linished the service for the dead the choir from the Summit Presbyterian Church, of Pelham, sng "Nearer, My God, to Thee.'' After a eulogy by Dr. Hawes, tbe mourners passed out and private services for the family were held. Notable Pall Bearers The interment was in the old Boehm's German Reformed Churchyard, at Dlue Bell, Mootgomerv county. Short services were he'd at the little church in the graveyard. The honorary pall bearers were selected from among the members of the various civic and scientific bodies of which Mr. Meehan was a member. They were Professor Monroe Willard, Simou Mendelssohn, Dr. Samuel G. Dixon, Dr. .1. C. Nolen, Stewardsen Brown, Charles Roberts. Dr. Jesse Michener, .lames R. Gates, Jacob, J. Seeds, Kdwin C. Gellet, Uselma C. Smith, Dr. Edward Brooks, Dr. Willis Alrich, Dr. James Darrach, Charles H. Mdler and Horace J. Smith. The active pall bearers were Robert D. Cridland, Charles W. Kesser, Arthur Den-ham. Den-ham. Den-ham. Henrv Illraan, Vernon Carsel, J. William Colbflesh, A. Rockwell Meehan and William C. Butler. Two hundred fechool teachers and as many pupils atteuded, together with a lai-ce lai-ce lai-ce delegation from the Board of Educa tion. Councils were well represented, as were a 11 the other civic arrd scientific organizations organizations of which the deceased was a member. t eogago-' Mr. Mary the Heleu Miss Miss Miss Weight-man, and a at W. class Houston consists Jr., Wake-man William sent to Bclle-vue Miss hees. Murray tbe until

Clipped from The Philadelphia Inquirer23 Nov 1901, SatPage 8

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)23 Nov 1901, SatPage 8
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