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

Henry Harrison Culver, Jr.  

11 Henry Harrison Culver, Jr. b. 17 Dec. 1870 Missouri d 22 Jan 1912 [pdf file] St. Louis, Missouri buried 24 Jan. 1912 ;

m. 26 Oct 1892 Minnie Letetia Taylor b. 27 May 1870 Ohio [tombstone reads 1873] d. 11 May 1949 [pdf file] Clayton, St. Louis, Missouri buried 13 May 1949 daughter of Norvelle and Margaret (Leckay) Taylor.

Both buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery St. Louis, Missouri there are two views of their main monument a one from the distance and a closer one.

H. H. Jr. was Vice President of the Wrought Iron Range Company and the director of the Mechanics-American National Bank.
1900 census lived on W. Pine Blvd. and manfr. ranges.

1906 - Oct 4 - Out Raced A Train

    And the Automobile Carrying SUrgeon, Probably Saved the Life of a Millionaire's Wife

    Logansport, Ind. - Oct. 3, In a race to the bedside of his wife, who was critically ill at Lake Maxinkuckee H. H. Culver, a St. Louis millionaire, hissonm and Dr. Furshouse, a St. Louis suregon, last night out raced a Vandalia train in an automobil.

    The timely arrival of the suregon rescued Mrs. Culver, who was believed to be dying, and hopes for her recovery are entertained today.

    The party reachedhere via the Wabash early in the evening and hurried to the Vandalia depot to find the connecting train marked late. They then engaged an automobile, hired a chauffeur who knew thetreacherous road and promised him
    $100 if he landed them at the lake ahead of the train.

    THe distance to the lakeis 30 miles. The road a portion of the way is all but impassable for motor cars even by daylight and near the lake the auto raced for mileswith soft sand half way up to its hubs. Brilliant moonlight mad the trip possible

    The Vandalia train made up time before reaching Logansport and left here only a half an hour after the Culver party. It reached the depot at Lake Maxinkuckee just as the auto pulled up at the Culver residence on the other side of the lake. Mr. Culver is a relative of the founder of Culver Military Academy, in whose honor the town along the lake was changed from Marmont to Culver.

    His wife who has bee spending sometime at their summer homem became suddenly ill Sunday, andearly Monday a telegram summonig her relatives was sent. - Cario Bulletin (Illinois)

1910 Resided Washington Terrace Independent , St. Louis, Missouri manufacture of ranges.

1920 Census - as Minnie Calver on index; Washington Terrace Independent , St. Louis, Missouri listed as widow with daughters Margaret J. & Ida R.

1930 she is enumerated with her daughter & son-in-law Monroe H & Margaret Jane Rodemyer at Independent City, St. Louis, Mo.

Henry Harrison Culver, Jr. and Minnie Letetia Taylor