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John A Murrow

Male 1886 - 1971  (85 years)


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  • Name John A Murrow 
    Born 14 Jan 1886  Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Feb 1971  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 6 Feb 1971  Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5239  Rossville
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2018 

    Father John M Murrow,   b. 20 Oct 1854, Montezuma, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1938, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Harriet A De Bordin Murrow,   b. 1 Mar 1859, Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1935, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1880 
    Family ID F6764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hallie Beckwith Murrow 
    Married 20 Sep 1911 
    Children 
     1. Vernon Murrow
     2. Kenneth L Murrow
     3. John W Murrow
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2018 11:13:02 
    Family ID F6766  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Murrow, John A.
    Obituary- Murrow, John A.


    John A. Murrow
    John A. Murrow, 85, 1135 College, formerly of 2045 Webster, died Wednesday at a nursing home after a short illness.

    He was born Jan. 14, 1886, at Delia and had lived in Topeka since 1906.

    He married Hallie Beckwith Sept. 20, 1911. He was a letter; carrier for 40 years before retiring in 1950. He then entered the real estate business for about 10 years.

    He was a member of the Euclid Methodist Church, had been a Sunday school teacher for 40 years, served 20 years as chairman of the church music (committee at the Trinity Methodist Church, and served two terms as chairman of the Trinity Methodist Church board of trustees. He later became a member of the University
    United Methodist Church.

    He was a member of Beulah Chapter 34 of the Order of Eastern Star, a 50 year member of the Siloam Lodge No. 225, AF&AM, and a 60-year member of the Postal Employees Union. He was also a member of the Retired Governmental Employees Assn.

    Survivors besides his widow include three sons, Vernon Murrow, 4003 Holly Lane, Kenneth L. Murrow, 2767 Plass, and John W. Murrow, Prairie Village; three sisters, Mrs. Floy Wood, 1433 N. Central, Mrs. Nellie West, Stanton, Calif., and Mrs. Maude Sumner, Mayetta and a brother, Ray A. Murrow, 1524 Tyler.

    Services are pending at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home.

    Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

    MURROW, JOHN A. Age 85, 1135 College. Passed away Feb. 3, 1971. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Penwell-Gabel Chapel. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery. Masonic graveside services will be conducted by the Siloam Lodge No. 225, AF&AM. Memorial contributions may be made to the University United Methodist Church, 17th and College, 66604.
    Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home
    10th & Lane FL 4-8558