L. W. Foster, well known piano tuner, falls dead
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Nov 1926, p. 1

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L. W. Foster, known to north shore residents as a piano tuner, dropped dead as he rose from the supper table at the home of his sister, Mrs. Lucas Van Allen, in New York, week before last.

Mr. Foster, who was seventy-five years old, was living with his sister in their old homestead which they had bought back from other owners. Mr. Foster was a resident Wilmette for thirty years. He lived on Park avenue. He was buried in the East.

Mr. Foster leaves no immediate family. His wife died about twenty-five years ago. He was born in New York city, and in his youth spent in the East he was a piano maker. His father was a publisher in Kansas City for a time.

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Date of Publication:
5 Nov 1926
Personal Name(s):
Foster, L. W. ; VanAllen, Lucas Mrs.
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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L. W. Foster, well known piano tuner, falls dead