The Life of George H. Beach
George H. Beach, a hardware merchant of Olathe for forty years, died Saturday night in San Diego, Calif. He left Olathe last week with his wife to spend the remainder of the winter in California and arrived there Friday. He was about 60 years old. He was a brother of Dr. A. D. Beach, who died a few weeks ago. He was also an uncle of Herbert S. Hadley, attorney general of Missouri.
(Kansas City Star, Jan. 23, 1905
GEORGE H. BEACH DEAD.
The sad and unexpected news of the sudden death of Geo. H. Beach flashed over the wire from San Diego, Cal., last Saturday night. He left here Saturday, January 14, with his wife, daughter and son, to spend the remainder of the winter, hoping the the change would benefit his health. They reached San Diego last Wednesday and on Saturday Mr. Beach died. The direct cause of his death is not known here, but it is supposed to have been pneumonia. A letter received from them by friends here, written the second day on their trip, stated that Mr. Beach had complained much of being cold on the train the night before. The next news was a telegram announcing his death.
Mrs. Beach and children, with the corpse, left Los Angeles Monday evening for Olathe and are expected here some time today. Mr. Beach was a brother of Dr. Beach who died only a few weeks ago. He was about 60 years old.
George H. Beach was born at Newburg, New York, on September 3, 1847, and died at San Diego, Cal., on Saturday, January 21, 1905. The funeral services wil services will be held at the Presbyterian church in Olathe, on Friday, January 27, at 1:30 p. m.
January 26, 1905
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