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Napoleon B. Booth b. 1866 Logansport, IN; d. 10 Jan 1921 Madison, WI

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Napoleon B. Booth b. 1866 Logansport, IN; d. 10 Jan 1921 Madison, WI

Posted: 1532371453000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Booth, McIntosh, Weisenburger
Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI), Monday, January 10, 1921

N. B. Booth, aged 64, died this morning at the Madison tuberculosis sanitarium where he was taken yesterday after a long illness. He came here a year ago from Chicago as United Press telegraph operator for The State Journal. The Masons will take charge of the body, which will be taken to Logansport, Ind. for burial. Mr. Booth is survived by his widow and an aged father.
Logansport Pharos Tribune, Wednesday, January 12, 1921

The funeral of N. B. Booth was held this afternoon at 2 o’clock from the residence of B. W. Booth at 1107 Broadway, conducted by Rev. Corkey of Calvary Presbyterian church, under the auspices of Orient lodge, No. 272, F. & A. M., of which deceased was a member. Interment was made in Mt. Hope cemetery.

N. B. Booth was the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Booth and born in Logansport fifty-five years ago. He was a telegrapher by profession and attained considerable prominence in his profession, having attended every great political convention and presidential inauguration in recent years, as official representative of the Postal Telegraph company. For some time he has been telegraph operator on the Wisconsin State Journal with headquarters in Madison, Wis. Recently he underwent a surgical operation for a stomach disorder of some time standing, and his death took place as a sequence of this ailment. He is survived by his father, B. W. Booth; three sisters, Mrs. McIntosh and Miss Allie Booth of this city, and Mrs. Kate Weisenburger of Indianapolis, and a brother, Ed Booth, who is a resident of Mississippi.

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