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THE LARNED EAGLE-OPTIC, 18 November 1892
Obituary of JOB P. LEAVITT
Job P. Leavitt Dead

Job P. Leavitt, of Garfield, this county, died, Friday, October 28th, 1892. He was born at Turner, Maine, November 5th, 1821, and in 1868 went to Tama county, Iowa. In 1873 he removed to Pawnee county, Kansas, and located at Garfield.

As a young man he served as lieutenant and captain of a military company in the Maine militia, and as a private and lieutenant in company D, 23rd Maine infantry during the war of the rebellion.

He was a man of sterling character, an exemplary citizen and a genial friend, who commanded the utmost respect and esteem of all who knew him.

Transcribed and Contributed by Richard Schwartzkopf

Last Updated:  Friday, November 25, 2005 17:57:16

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