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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
January 1, 1905
An Old Resident of Oklahoma City Passed Away

Judge James Milton, one of Oklahoma's oldest and best known attorneys passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Presbury, No. 921 Jefferson street, Kansas City, Saturday.

The deceased had been a resident of Oklahoma since 1889 and in that time was always held in the highest esteem by all who know him.  He was one of the pioneers of the county, and for a long time was associated in the law business in this, city with Judge Beaty, who survives him. He was a member of the’ Oklahoma  County Bar association, and, until eighteen months ago had been actively engaged in his chosen profession.

During the past two years Judge Milton had been-falling and two months ago he went to Kansas City to spend his  last days with his daughterly. He was accompanied by his invalid wife, who with two sons and a daughter, survive him. The family bad some years resided in a cottage, No. 611 East Third street.

Deep, regret will be felt by the many friends of the deceased to learn of his sudden demise. The remains will be brought to Oklahoma City this evening by, way of Newton and the Santa Fe route. The funeral will take place from the parlors of Street & Harper, Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock, and Interment will be at Fairview cemetery.

A meeting has been called of the Oklahoma Bar Association in the district court room at 10 o'clock Monday morning. It is desired that all members be present in respect of Judge Milton, the deceased member of the association.


... Contributed by Marti Graham, Transcriber, 07/27/2012. Information posted as courtesy to researchers. The contributor is not related to nor researching any of the above.  

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