Miami Union

May 23, 1912 

HARRISON, WILLIAM HENRY - William Henry Harrison died Wednesday afternoon at 5 o'clock at his home in Piqua, after a short illness of paralysis of the throat.  Although he has been in poor health for the past five years, his death comes as a great shock to his many friends.  Mr. Harrison was a son of William Henry Harrison and Evelyn Graham Harrison.  He was born in Troy, Ohio, November __________ of Piqua, between 1865 and 1868.  Mr. Harrison spent five years in Nebraska. He was married in Piqua, February _______ to Miss Sarah Jane Synder.  His widow and one child, a daughter, Miss Pauline Harrison, survive him.  For 24 years Mr. Harrison was connected with George E. Lee in the hardware business and by his courtesy and genial disposition made many friends.  He was devoted to his family and was a kind husband and loving father.  Because of his poor health he has led a retired life for a number of years.  He was a member of Commercial Lodge, No. 168, I. O. O. F.  Mr. Harrison was the last member of his family.  His sister, Miss Laura Harrison, having died about 12 years ago.  The funeral was held at the residence, Friday afternoon at __ o'clock.  The services were conducted by Dr. John Montgomery.  Interment in Forest Hill cemetery.

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