Friend of N. U. dies: funeral services Thursday for E. H. Gary, steel king and benefactor of Northwestern
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Aug 1927, p. 36

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Judge Elbert H. Gary, chairman of United States Steel corporation, one of the important benefactors of Northwestern university, died at his New York home Monday morning, aged 80 years.

His daughters, Mrs. Robert W. Campbell, 1733 Hinman avenue, Evanston, and Mrs. G. Gary Sutcliffe of Chicago, a granddaughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell Clark (Mrs. Edward S. Clark), also of Evanston, and a grandson and great grandson, Elbert G. Sutcliffe and Elbert G. Sutcliffe II, both of Winnetka, survive him with his wife.

The body of the judge was brought to Wheaton for burial. Services were held Thursday at 10:30.

Judge Gary, one of the eminent men of the United States, was graduated from old Union College Law School which was later consolidated with the law school Northwestern university. He has given the latter its valuable law library and its new law library building on McKinlock campus in Chicago. He has frequently visited the Evanston campus and was a member of the university's board of trustees.

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19 Aug 1927
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Campbell, Robert Mrs. ; Clark, Edward Mrs. ; Clark, Elizabeth ; Gary, Elbert ; Sutcliffe, Elbert ; Sutcliffe, G. Gary Mrs.
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Friend of N. U. dies: funeral services Thursday for E. H. Gary, steel king and benefactor of Northwestern