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Jul 8, 1957

Frank Springer, 63, Nashville, Tenn., a Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co., executive and a native of Mt. Vernon, died Saturday (6 Jul 1957) in a Nashville hospital.  A chronic heart condition was fatal.  He had been hospitalized two weeks prior to his death.


The deceased visited in Mt. Vernon within the past year.  His parents were Charles Springer, a Keck-Gonnerman Co., machinist, and Jennie Foshee Springer, both representatives of well-known Mt. Vernon families.


A graduate of Mt. Vernon High school, the deceased saw service in World War I.  He was a veteran employ of the L. & N.


The funeral service was conducted this afternoon at Bracey-Welsh Funeral Home in Nashville and burial was in a Nashville cemetery.


The wife, Billie, survives.  Mrs. Otto C. Klein, Mrs. William E. Shrode and Robert A. Keck, Mt. Vernon were first cousins of Mt. Springer.  Mrs. Klein and Mrs. Shrode and Charles S. Klein, a second cousin of the deceased attended the funeral service today from Mt. Vernon.


Originally submitted by Betty Sellers