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clipping hand dated July 21, 1969

Lester Brewer


Redkey - Lester Carlton Brewer, 72, Clarksburg, W.Va., died Monday in a hospital there.  A former Redkey resident, he was a jazz trumpet player of the 1920s and had played with such bands as the Paul Whiteman and Johnny Hamp.  He was married to the late Phama Smith Brewer of Redkey who preceded him in death.


Mr. Brewer is survived by a sister, Mrs. Chester Brewer, Washington, D.C.; and a brother, Walden Brewer, Kansas.


Services and burial will be Thursday in Clarksburg.
Name: Lester Carlton/Brewer
Male Death Date: 21 Jul 1969
Death Place:
Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia
Age at Death:
72 Burial Place: Bridgeport, W. Va.
Burial Date:
24 Jul 1969 Cemetery: Bridgeport Cemetery
Funeral Home:
Birth Date: 11 Oct 1896
Birth Place:
Indiana Marital Status: W Spouse:
Occupation: Representative Insurance
518 Haymond Hwy
Clarksburg, Harrison Co., W. Va.
Mary/Koeing Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
Fred/Brewer Father's Birth Place: Ohio

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