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 - A.E.Waite, Ex-Rockville Ex-Rockville...
A.E.Waite, Ex-Rockville Ex-Rockville Ex-Rockville Mayor, Dies Citv Government Leader From 1930-1931, 1930-1931, 1930-1931, Promiv nrnt 3IilI Employee, 61, Was Long: III ! Rockville. Nov. Special-Albert Special-Albert Special-Albert ESard V:te. 64. o; 15 Orchard Orchard Street, mayor of the City of RsckvLl? from 1930 to 1934. died Monday at his home following a - lone illness. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p m a; the home. Kev. Dr. Georsre S. Brookes, pastor oi Union Coiisregational Church o:-ticiating. o:-ticiating. o:-ticiating. Burial will be in Grove Hi'.l Cemete rv. Mr. Wane was born in this city. th son of the late Edward and Eliza i Howe'.: i Waite. At the age of 12 he entered the empiov of the New Enaland Mill as an office boy. latfr became bookkeeper, and still later was head of the cast department department of the enure Hockamim Mills Companv. when the latter mills were sold to the M. T. Stevens t Son Companv. lie continued in their employ, and at the time of his deith had completed over 50 years witii t hp leadin: lo-:-a; lo-:-a; lo-:-a; lo-:-a; lo-:-a; industry. 20 yesrs of .vliich ne wa head of the cos: r'enartment In recent years he had oern chief .--ock .--ock .--ock .--ock clerk. As a r..:ns man lie .showed ability as an orcams' and erveei as organist organist and choir master of Rorkvilie. Stafford and Hartford churcnes at vanom time?. He wa much in demand demand for many years for leading the choruses for minstrel and other musical show? here, and during the World War directed the local Community Community Chorus. A Republican, he Ions served the party in vaiious capacities. He served in the Common Council of the city for over a dozen years, first as Councilman and later as alderman. alderman. In December 1929 he was, elected elected Mayor of the City of Rockville and was reelected two vears later, serving four years in all. For the past few years he has been in ill health but went to the office when his health permitted Two weeks ago he again became ill. In addition to his interest in politics and music, in his younjer days he was inter-, inter-, inter-, ested in ba-e'oall. ba-e'oall. ba-e'oall. being a director of : the Rockville team when Rock- Rock- rille had a team in the State! League. His brother. -Chef -Chef Waite. later played with big league- league- teams j Prominent Citizen Lost to Rockville Hi . - $ j? If f ' 1&t ALBERT E. WAITE. Mr Waiie leaves his wife. Mrs. Dorothea Ab'oev Waite. noted as a musician and contralto singer; two sons. Rooert E. Wane of San Diego. Calif., and A'.ien H. of Rock-vi.'.c; Rock-vi.'.c; Rock-vi.'.c; a brothrr Chester Waite of Detroit. Mich., and two sisters. Mrs. John MeKinstrv of Rockville and Mrs. Gilbert Colwe.i oi Stratford. .Mrs. Mary B. Keeler. We.stpoif. Nov. 29. AP.i West-part's West-part's West-part's oldest resident. Mrs. Mary Benedict. Keeler. 99. died yesterday a: her home after an illness of several several weeks. She would have been 100 years old in four months. Mrs. Keeler. tlw widow of Sylvester R. Keeler. leaves a daughter, Miss P.r-die P.r-die P.r-die R. Keeler. Rev. Richard T. Elliott, pastor of I he Saugatuck Congregational Church, will officiate at funeral services at the home at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Willow-Brook Willow-Brook Willow-Brook Cemetery. Mrs. Lee Lawrie. New Haven. Nov. 29. AP.' Private Private funeral services will be held tomorrow for Mrs. Lee Lawrie. w.fe of the noted sculptor, who died Saturday Saturday afternoon in Grace Hospital. Her husband, who carved many of the reliefs and statues for Yale's Harkness Memorial Quadrangle, was consultant in architecture for A Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago in 1933. She also leaves three sons. Archer, a sculptor; Lee and Milton, architects, and one : i ' , ' I i I Manufactur-j : i ; ! Wind-' He of ! of Ma-! rie : t : i . Bur-! ial Ceme-1

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  1. Hartford Courant,
  2. 30 Nov 1937, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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