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Burwell, Walter J. – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon

Died-At his home in South Union, October 9, 1926, at 12:30 a. m., W. J. C. Burwell, age 72 years, 3 months and 8 days.

The funeral took place from the Episcopalian church October 10, 1926. The services were conducted by Rev. Bradner of the Episcopalian church.

W. J. C. Burwell was born, June 30, 1854, in Placerville, Calif., where he lived until young manhood, when he did governmental work in Alaska, Canada and South America. He then came to Oregon remaining but a few years, after which he moved to San Francisco, Calif., where he resided until the time of his death.

He leaves a widow and one nephew who lives at Eugene, Oregon. Mr. Burwell had been ill for a number of months being finally confined to his bed until his death.

He was a conscientious member of the Episcopalian church.

Contributed by: Larry Rader

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