Norwood Man Was Formerly a Leather Merchant in Boston—Retired 12 Years Ago.
NORWOOD. March 3 — Lewis Day, one of the most respected citizens of Norwood, formerly a Boston leather merchant, died early this evening at his home on Day st, at the age of 74 years and 11 months. He had been practically an invalid for three years and confined to his bed seven months. He is survived by his wife and a son, F. H. Day.
Mr. Day who born in the old John Ellis house in this town when it was known as South Dedham, and had always lived here. He was formerly of the firm of Day, Wilcox & Co of south st, Boston, and retired from business about 12 years ago.
Efforts had been made to have him accept local office here, but he always declined. Seven years ago he gave a memorial chapel in the cemetery to the town.
The funeral will take place Saturday at 1:30 pm at his home. Rev George Miller of the Universalist church officiating. The burial will be at Highland cemetery.
Fri, Mar 4, 1910 – The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts)
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