DR. G. A.
Dr. G. A. McEwen of Farmington, was found dead in his bed by Mrs. McEwen, shortly before six o'clock Friday morning, May 22nd. He had been dead several hours when found, a heart attack having been the cause of death. He was 76 years, 8 months and 17 days of age.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at two o'clock at the Presbyterian Church in Farmington by the pastor, the Rev. Roland Sims, Masonic rites were directed by J. Clyde Akers, D.D., G.M., at the graveside in the Masonic cemetery.
George Anderson McEwen was born in Reuten By Dunbarton, Scotland, and was the son of the late Peter and Mary Anderson McEwen. He was educated at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, and came to America in 1890.
He first located at Broken Bow, Nebraska. From there he went to San Francisco, Calif. He later studied for the ministry and took his Master's degree in Theology at Princeton University in New Jersey. Due to the fact that his voice failed him, he studied at the Barnes Hospital School of Medicine in St. Louis, from where he graduated in 1897. During that same year he located in Farmington, where he met and married Miss Ella Williams. He practiced medicine in Farmington until 1910.
He took up the study of law and was admitted to the bar in 1912. He practiced only a short time, entering civil service work. He spent several years in Arizona and New Mexico, where he served as a medical doctor on the Indian Reservations. He was later transferred to the Department of Interior at Washington, D.C., where he served until two years ago, when he was retired on a pension.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ella McEwen of Farmington, and one sister, Mrs. Jessie Inman of Seneca, Nebr., other relatives and many friends.
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