Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Edward Eugene Furry  



Edward Eugene (Gene) Furry born May 4 1913 Chicago, Illinois died August 15 2001 Culver , Indiana son of Edward Furry & Maude Marietta Loper

married Sep 26 1926 Ottumwa, Iowa Helen Louise Howell , divorced June 11, 1978

Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940 
Name:	Edward Eugene Furry
Gender:	Male
Race:	White
Age:	24
Birth Year:	abt 1912
Birth Place:	Chicago, Illinois
Residence Place:	Wanston
Marriage Date:	26 Sep 1936
Marriage Place:	Ottumwa, Iowa, USA
Father:	Edward E Furry
Mother:	Maria Marirtta Lopes
Spouse:	Helen Louise Howell
Name:	Helen Louise Howell
Gender:	Female
Race:	White
Age:	23
Birth Year:	abt 1913
Birth Place:	Ottumwa, Iowa
Residence Place:	Ottumwa, Iowa
Marriage Date:	26 Sep 1936
Marriage Place:	Ottumwa, Iowa, USA
Father:	E Burtha Howell
Mother:	Bertha Hemsworth
Spouse:	Edward Eugene Furry
 
They had:
    dau. m married bef Dec 31 1961 D. H. Finke

    Judith Ann Furry m. 28 Dec 1961 Marshall county Indiana, E. Allen Becker son of Edwn H. Becker

    William 'Bill' Furry

    Susan Furry


married Barbara Martin born Dec. 10 1926 in Rockville, Md. Death Jan 12 1989 Vero Beach Floridia married 1st Frank. B. Wilkinson II, divorced daughter of Oscar and Barbara L Beuchert

married 6 Nov 1989 Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana Helen Louise Howell Furry born January 16 1914 Cedar Rapids Iowa died January 6, 1997 Venice Sarasota County, Florida daughter of Elias Burton Howell, Dr & Bertha Orr Hemsworth
Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1917-2005 
Name	Edward Eugerne Furry
Gender	Male
Age	76
Birth Date	1913
Birth Place	Illinois
Marriage Date	6 Nov 1989
Marriage Place	Pleymorth, Marshall, Indiana, USA
Father	Edward E Furry
Mother	Maude Henrietta Furry
Spouse	Helen Howell Furry
Name:	Helen Howell Furry [Helen Howell Howell] 
Gender:	Female
Age:	75
Birth Date:	abt 1914
Birth Place:	Iowa
Marriage Date:	6 Nov 1989
Marriage Place:	Pleymorth, Marshall, Indiana, USA
Father:	Elias Burton Howell
Mother:	Bertha Orr Howell
Spouse:	Edward Eugerne Furry-
  
Name:	Helen Howell Furry  [Helen H Furry]  [Helen Howell Howell] 
Gender:	Female
Race:	White
Birth Date:	16 Jan 1914
Birth Place:	Ottamwa Wape, Iowa
Death Date:	6 Jan 1997
Father:	Elias B Howell
Mother:	Berth O Hemsworth
SSN:	311426409
Notes:	Dec 1957: Name listed as HELEN HOWELL FURRY; 
11 Jan 1997: Name listed as HELEN H FURRY

Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 
Name:	Edward Eugene Furry
Gender:	Male
Race:	White
Age:	88
Marital status:	Married
Birth Date:	4 May 1913
Birth Place:	Chicago IL
Death Date:	15 Aug 2001
Death Place:	Culver, Marshall, Indiana, USA
Mother:	Maude Loper
Spouse:	Helen Howell Furry

Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
Name:	Edward Eugene Furry [Edward E Furry]  
Gender:	Male
Race:	White
Birth Date:	4 May 1913
Birth Place:	Chicago, Illinois
Death Date:	15 Aug 2001
Father:	Edw E Furry
Mother:	Maude M Loper

Notes:	Nov 1936: Name listed as EDWARD EUGENE FURRY; 
31 Aug 2001: Name listed as EDWARD E FURRY
Edward Eugene Furry "Gene" s/o Edward and Maude (Loper) Furry. Resided Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana. Operated the Indiana Motor Bus Company for many years.

E. E. Furry New President of Bus Organization
    E E Furry of Plymouth and 2420 East Shore Drive Culver, president of the Indiana Motor Bus Company, is the new president of the INdiana Bus Operators Assoication - 5 May 1954


Gene Furry Names to Small Business Administration Board
    Gene Furry of Plymouth and 2430 East Shore Drive Culver president of the Indiana Motor Bus company, has been appointed a member of the National Board of Field Advisors for the Small Business Administration. He will serve on the board for RFegion VII, which includes the states of Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.

    The function of the board is to advise the regional director on present and future programs and plans of SBA. Membership on the board is limited to outstanding businessmen of the nation and no remuneration if involved. - 23 Jun 1954


Made Bank Director
    Eugene Furry of Plymouth and 2420 East Shore Drive has been elected a member of the board of directors of the Marshall County Trust and Svings - 19 Jan 1955


... It Must Be The Lake Water... Fresh Asparagus: E. Eugene Furry, Plymouth and Lake Maxinkuckee resident, general manafer of Indiana Motor Bus Co., in now owner in a deal wish Lake Water has been sitting on there many weeks. Furry annnounced it to his employess by a bulletin board notice which read something like this: "Mr. and Mrs Furry and kids, and the banks, are now owner, etc.". The public hasn't heard it yet, until now... - May 8, 1957 - Citizen

E. E. Furry Now Owns Big Indiana Motor Bus Company
    Bob Kyle's Citizen column of Wedensday May 8, scooped all newspapers in Indiana on the news that E Rugene Furry, Plymouth and Lake Maxinkuckee summer resident, had purchased the Indiana Motor Bus COmpany from its previous owner, The Beneficial Corportation of Wilmington, Del. Other area papers didn't carry the story until two days Later - 22 May 1957 - Citizen


Some Earl History of Indiana Motor Bus
    INDIANA MOTOR BUS COMPANY [Plymouth, Indiana]
    "BLUE GOOSE" LINE IS GRANTED A BUS PERMIT
    The Indiana Public Service Commission Friday afternoon granted a bus certificate to the Indiana Motor Bus company of Plymouth to operate a bus line between South Bend and Peru. The Indiana company, which is known as the Blue Goose line, has been operating a bus line through this city to Peru and South Bend for the past three years. - [The News-Sentinel, Monday, August 10, 1925]

    SALE OF RED BALL LINES TO INDIANA BUS CO. APPROVED
    Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 22 - The sale of three certificates by the Red Ball Bus Lines, Inc., to the Indiana Motor Bus Company of Plymouth to operate from Indianapolis to South Bend through Logansport, Fulton, Rochester and Plymouth, for $10,000 was approved by the Public Service Commission this afternoon.

    The Red Ball lines is now being run by a receiver. Just when the Plymouth concern will take over its rival line was not stated but it is thought it would be as soon as details of the sale were completed. It is understood that the Red Ball schedule will be maintained. - [The News-Sentinel, Friday, January 22, 1926]

    MOTOR BUS CO. GIVEN PARKINS SPACE OFF MAIN
    After receiving complaints from various sources against the Indiana Motor Bus Company using the main thoroughfare of our city as a parking space for their mammoth passenger busses that run between South Bend and Indianapolis, the city council assigned this company a 75 foot space on West 6th street. This new location is situated directly south of the Linville restaurant at the corner of Main and Sixth streets, which place of business also houses the bus company's station.
    [The News-Sentinel, Wednesday, October 27, 1926]


    FT. WAYNE-WINAMAC BUS SERVICE STARTS NOV. 30
    Indiana Motor Bus Company of Plymouth was today notified by the Public Service Commission of Indiana that their applications for the new routes in the State, and also their application to acquire the operating rights and property of the Fort Wayne-North Manchester Bus Line, by purchase, has received the formal approval and final order of the Commission.

    The new routes acquired through original application are from Winamac to Rochester, Athens, Akron, Disko, and North Manchester, and from Peru to Roann and North Manchester. The new route acquired by purchase is from North Manchester to South Whitley and Fort Wayne

    The granting of these new certificates to Indiana Motor Bus Company makes it possible for the company to operate through passenger bus service from Winamac, Rochester and North Manchester to Fort Wayne, and from Lafayette, Delphi, Logansport, Peru and North Manchester to Fort Wayne.

    At the company offices today it was said that the new operations wo uld start on November 30th, and that sched ules over the new lines would be co-ordinated with all north-south schedules of the company so that by one easy transfer passengers can travel from any part of the line to any of the towns connected through the new service. --[The News-Sentinel, Friday, November 17, 1939]

    Indiana Motor Bus schedule leaflet
    The 1948 Russell's Guide did not include a map of Indiana Motor Bus, but the route network was largely unchanged until the 1980's. During that decade, service reduced to between Elkhart and Indianapolis. In 1990, Indiana Motor Bus was sold to Indiana Highways, which was later renamed American Buslines and was combined with ABC Coach Lines. Service transferred to Greyhound a few years later, and restored north of Elkhart to Kalamazoo.

    Plymouth to Loose Bus Company Office
      E. E. Furry, President of the Indiana Motor Bus Comany in Plymouth and summer resident of Lake Maxinkuckee, has announced that the gerneral office and garage of the bus company will be moved to South Bend around the first of the year where a building has been purchased. It has been located in Plymouth since 1921

      It is planned to establish a commission acency depot in Plymouth to handle passengers and express. The new headquarters in South Bend will be located at 716 South Main Street.

      The decision to move the office and garage of the company to South Bend came after suburban bus traffix between Plymouth and South Bend diminished to the point where nymerous local schedules were no lonfer necessary and the logical servicing point for the buses was the end of the bus run from other major points which would be South Bend - 23 Nov 1955







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