George Calvert Lewis


The Daily Telegram., May 08, 1916

Headstone of George Calvert Lewis

The body of George Calvert Lewis, aged 55 years, a former resident of this city but who had resided in Pittsburg for the last twenty-seven years, who died at 7 o’clock Sunday morning in a Pittsburg hospital following a three weeks’ illness of pneumonia, accompanied by his widow, Mrs. Frances Paul Lewis, and his sister, Mrs. T. Moore Jackson, and her daughter, Miss Florence, arrived here Monday morning and was taken to the home of his sister on West Pike street, where it will lie in state until the hour of the funeral services Tuesday.

The funeral services will be held at 11:30 o’clock Tuesday morning at the Jackson home. The Rev. Charles Baird Mitchell, rector of the Christ Episcopal church will have charge of the services and the interment will be private in the Odd Fellows’ Cemetery.

Mr. Lewis was a son of the late Judge Charles S. and Maria Lewis and was born in this city October 6, 1861.

He was a graduate of the West Virginia University and of the law department of the University of Virginia. After finishing his schooling Mr. Lewis went to Pittsburg where he devoted his time to his profession and was a very successful lawyer.

In 1902 Mr. Lewis and Miss Frances Paul Rogers were married in Pittsburg. He was a past master of the Hailen Masonic lodge of Pittsburg.

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Surviving relatives of the deceased man are Mrs. Frances Paul Lewis, his widow; and Mrs. T. Moore Jackson, a sister.

The Daily Telegram., May 10, 1916 Page 5

Rush Rogers, of Pittsburg, who attended the funeral of the late George Calvert Lewis Tuesday has returned home.

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