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EDELBUTE, Richard C.

    Cambria Freeman, 2 Dec 1904, Contributed by Patty Millich

Richard C. Edelbute

Richard C. Edelbute, proprietor of the Gallitzin Bottling Works and one of the prominent young business men of Gallitzin, died at the Central Hotel in that place Tuesday morning, aged thirty years. Mr. Edelbute had not been well for several months but was able to be about until a week ago when he took to his bed.

Richard Cloves Edelbute was born in Brookville, Jefferson County, being a son of Nathan G. and Rosetta Edelbute who are now residents of Punxsutawney. Besides his parents he is survived by three brothers and two sisters: Harry at Punxsutawney; Frank of Coalport; Owen of Reynoldsville; Mrs. E. E. Pearsall of Brookville and Mrs. Richard Clover of Punxsutawney.

R. C. Edelbute was a member Johnstown Lodge No. 175 Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, the Cambria Country Retail Liquor Dealers Association, the Royal Arcanum and the Improved Order of Heptsophos [sic], Punxsutawney and the Fraternal Order of Eagles of Altoona.

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