Biographical Sketch of Robert S. Shope

Robert S. Shope is superintendent of the city schools of Bigelow, Kansas. While not a native of the state, his life had been spent largely within the borders of Kansas, and he is a product of its schools and his work had becn chiefly as a teacher. He belongs to the colonial branch of the



Biography of Charles Edwin Westlake

Charles E. Westlake. There is a type of business man who had apparently a peculiar genius for doing a number of things well and efficiently. Such a man had the commercial instinct highly developed. Charles E. Westlake of Sedan illustrates the type. He had been a farmer and rancher, had merchandised in several different lines,



Bracken, Nellie Medoria Lee – Obituary

Mrs. A. E. Bracken passed away suddenly Monday morning [July 15, 1935] at 2:25 o’clock at her home on South Main Street. While Mrs. Bracken had been in ill health for about three years, death came as a shock to her family and many friends. Mrs. Bracken was a true pioneer of Kingfisher, having come



Magers, Amelda Edith Lee – Obituary

Mrs. M. Majors [Magers] sister of Mrs. A. E. Bracken died Tuesday night [December 18, 1923] at her home on South Seventh Street, following a stroke of paralysis a few days ago. The funeral was held from the A. E. Bracken home this morning at 10 o’clock. The body was taken to Oklahoma City for



Lee, Maria Essex – Obituary

Mrs. J. M. Lee of this city expired at the family residence on the 4th of consumption, after an illness of several months. The deceased leaves to mourn her death a husband and five children two daughters, and three sons, namely, Mrs. G. W. Majors, Geary; Mrs. A. E. Bracken of this city and Oscar,



Bracken, George – Obituary

George Bracken, 49, former city car salesman and instructor at Oklahoma City University, died Saturday [December 24, 1951] in El Reno sanitarium after suffering a series of strokes. Bracken had lived in El Reno with his sister, Mrs. Paul Strate the past three years. Born in Kingfisher, he was the son of the late Arthur



Bracken, Arthur Ellsworth – Obituary

Services for Arthur E. Bracken, 78, pioneer Kingfisher funeral director who died Friday night [January 23, 1948] were Sunday at 2 pm in the Methodist Congregational church of Kingfisher. Burial was in the Kingfisher Cemetery. A native of Oakhill, Kansas, Bracken came to Kingfisher in 1893. He entered the furniture business three years later and



Bracken, Sarah Jane McFadden – Obituary

Mrs. R. W. Bracken, who has been in poor health for the past few months, died Saturday [August 23] evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lon [Nora] Covert. The funeral was held Monday morning at 10 o’clock from the Christian Church, conducted by the pastor, Rev. Higgins, assisted by Rev. Pool. Internment in



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