Former Wilmette Man Died Tuesday
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Oct 1912, p. 9

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31 Oct 1912
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Taylor, David Lee
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mr. David Lee Taylor died on Tuesday evening, Oct. 22, at his residence, 5757 Woodlawn avenue, Chicago, after an illness lasting eighteen weeks, during which time he was confined to his bed and required the care of two nurses. Mr. Taylor, who formerly built and occupied the home at 825 Elmwood avenue, moved with his family early last spring to his late residence. Mr. Taylor, who was 46 years of age, was born in Geneso [sic.], Ill. When a young boy his people moved to Grinell, Iowa, and he was employed in a bank there. He came to Chicago shortly after his marriage and secured a position with the Frank B. White Advertising company. He afterward became connected with Lord & Thomas, leaving this firm for the Long-Critchfield advertising firm in 1908. Two years ago the firm was reorganized as the Taylor, Critchfield company, with Mr. Taylor as its president. Mr. taylor came to Wilmette about six years ago from Oak Park. he is survived by his wife and six boys. The eldest, Whitman, is 18 years of age, and the youngest is a baby about 3 months old; and also by his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Freeman C. Taylor. The funeral services were held on Thursday afternoon and were conducted by the Rev. Roy E. Bowers, pastor of the First Congregational church, at the late residence, and the burial, which was private, was at Mount Hope cemetery.

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Former Wilmette Man Died Tuesday