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May 9, 1955

John Baldwin, 80, a native of Mt. Vernon but in recent years owner of a tailoring establishment in Tulsa, Okla., died in Tulsa Sunday, relatives here have been advised.


Funeral and burial rites will be at Tulsa.


Mr. Baldwin left Mt. Vernon many years ago.  During his residence here he was employed by Jarodzki & Company, local commission firm.  He first resided at Pine Bluff, Ark., after leaving Mt. Vernon.


Surviving are a son, Henry and two married daughters, Annabelle and Ella, all of Tulsa.  Mrs. Baldwin, the wife, nee Helen Owen of Mt. Vernon, died four years ago.  The late deceased visited in Mt. Vernon three years ago.


The parents of the late deceased were Henry Baldwin and Celia Leffel Baldwin, representatives of well-known local families.




Originally submitted by Betty Sellers