Obituary: Jonathan Philip Primley
Publication:
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Feb 1914, p. 2


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Word was received in Evanston Monday night of the death of Mr. Jonathan Philip Primley, president of the Wisconsin Granite company, who resided with his family at Forest avenue an Greenwood boulevard, which occurred in his winter home in Pasadena, Cal. Mr. Primley was 62 years old and had resided in Evanston several years. He was a prominint clubman, having been a member of the Chicago Athletic, Union League, Chicago Automobile and Glenview Golf clubs. The body will be brought to Evanston for burial. Mr. Primley was born in Elkhart, Ind., Dec. 14, 1852. For a number of years he was engaged in the retail drug business in that city. Later he disposed of that business and engaged in the manufacture of chewing gum. He was one of the founders of the American Chicle company. In 1899 he sold out his interests in the chewing gum industry and entered the manufacture of granite paving blocks and crushed granite products. His son, Walter S. Primley, resides at 903 Forest avenue.


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Date of Publication:
12 Feb 1914
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Primley, Jonathan Philip
Local identifier:
Wilmette.News.305112
Language of Item:
English
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Obituary: Jonathan Philip Primley