Lewis, B. F. (Died on 31 Jan 1928)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Feb 1928, p. 1

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Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock for B. F. Lewis, Sr., director of the Wilmette State bank, and president of the Lewis Publishing company in Chicago, who passed away in Pasadena, Cal., Tuesday, January 31. Dr. Horace G. Smith of the Wilmette Parish Methodist church will conduct the services which will be held at the late residence, 908 Central avenue.

Mr. Lewis' children, B. F. Lewis, Jr., Miss Edna, and Mrs. E. J. Clampitt, all of Wilmette, were at his bedside when the end came. Mrs. Lewis passed away several years ago.

The Lewis Publishing company this month is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its establishment and Mr. Lewis had assumed a keen interest in the plans for the observances.

Mr. Lewis had been a director of the Wilmette State bank for nearly a score of years.

He was prominent in Methodist church circles and was for many years an active leader in the affairs of the Wilmette Parish Methodist church.

He was president of the American Historical society.

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3 Feb 1928
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31 Jan 1928
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Lewis, B. F. (Died on 31 Jan 1928)