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Harrison Adam Smitson Sr.  

Harrison Adam smitson Sr. born 22 May 1906 in Indiana died 24 Jun 1967 son of Arthur Smitson and Tessie Jackson married 29 Jun 1931, Marion, Indiana Charlotte Reissner born 7 Oct 1906 - Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, died 16 Nov 1977 - Tipton, Tipton, Indiana, daughter of Frank L Reissner & Emma A Adam

There is a biopgraphical sketch on Artie and Tessie (Jackson) Smitson on pg. 338- 337 in the History of Tipton County, Indiana Her People, Industries and Institutions 1914 By M W Pershing

Mrs. charlotte Smitson - Tipton - Charlotte R. Smitson, 72, Tipton, R.R. 1, died at 10:05 p.m., wednesday, Nov. 16, 1977, in the Tipton County memorial hospital. she had been ill for an extended period of time.

Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of frank and Emma (Adams0 reissner. She married Harrison A. Smitson onf june 30, 1931. Hed died June 24, 1967.

She was a member of the west Street Christain church and the Tri Kappa Sorority. She was a graduate of Butler University, member of Kappa Alpha Theata Soroity and one of the directors of Farmers Loan and Trust Co.

Surviving are wo sons, Harrison A. Smitshon Jr., Columbus and Robert M. Smitson, Munice; one sister, Dorthea Hensley, Indianapols; one brother Frank L. Rissner, Indianapois; and six grandchildren.

Services will be a 10 a.m. saturday at the Young-Nichols Funeral home in Tipton with the Rev. John Dunn of ficiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

friends may call after 4 p.m. Frdiay at the funeral home.

In liue of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. - 17 Nov 1977 , Published in The Kokomo Tribune

H. . Smitson Summe resident Dies At Age 61 Harrison Adams Smitson, 61 years old, Tipton, Ind., and well known long-time summer residnt of 2314 Hast Shore Drive, died Saturday. June 24, from a heart attack suffered while working in his office, the FarmersLoan and Trust Company, in Tipton, which he served as president.

A life-long resident of Tipton,he was a 1930 graduate of Butler University, where he was a member of the Phi Delia Theta Fraternity.

Mr. Smitson was a past ruler of the Tipton Elks Lodge and a past president of the Tipton Rotary Club. He was a member of West Street Christian Church,, Austin Masonic Lodge, and the Columbia Club and Scottish Rite of Indianapolis.

A member of the Tipton Chamber of Commerce and the Indiana Bankers Association, Mr. Smitson was also a director of both the Tipton Telephone Company and the Great Lakes Investment Corporation.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Charlotte Smitson; two sons, H. A. Smitson Jr., Columbus. Ind.. and Robert W. Smitson, Lafayette; his mother, Mrs. Tessie Smitson, Tipton; and four grandchildren.

Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at the Young-Nichols Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Fairview Cemetery at Tipton. - June 29, 1967 Citizen

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