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Horatio John Haskard Obituary

Horatio John Haskard
Horatio J. (Raich) Haskard, 76, former mayor of Hutchinson, died in Grace hospital at 6:22 p.m. Sunday after a three day illness.
Mr. Haskard was born in Partridge, Apr. 13, 1875, had lived in Hutchinson 36 years.  He was active in civic affairs.
He was commissioner of streets here for six years, then was elected mayor in 1929, served two years.
He came to Hutchinson and established the Reo motor car agency.  Mr. Haskard had been in the hardware business with a brother in Partridge.
He was a member of Masonic lodge 140, the Elks, Rotary and Odd Fellows.
Mr. Haskard is survived by his widow, Myrtle, of the home, 119 West 12th; a daughter, Mary Ann, Topeka; two sons, John and Frank, both of Hutchison; six grandchildren and one great grandchild.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Johnson and Sons chapel with dr. Frank Richard officiating.  Burial will be in the Partridge cemetery.
There will be a Masonic graveside service.
The Hutchinson News  Harold
Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas
Monday, may 7, 1951
page  8 *** column  5

Submitted by
Rose Stout on April 21, 2006.

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