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Robert L. Haig Sr.  



Robert L Haig Is New Culver Businessman

Will Distribute Water Softner

Robert L Haig, who three years ago became a permanent resident of Culver at 2358 East Shore Lane after spending spending several summers at Lake Maxinkuckee, has become sales manager of Hand's SOft Water Service at 220 W. Jefferson St. Don Hand, born and reared in Culver started the buisness in 1947.

Bob Haig will devote his full time to the Jonco line, a homeowned water softnew manufactured in Fort Wayne, which eliminated the iron in water. The water in this area is 15 to 25 grains hard - exceedingly high.

Mr. Haig states that savings between $150 and $200 can be saved each year in detergents and deterioration of plumbing and wearing apparel through the use of the household appliance he now sells. As you will note in the ad in this weeks Citizen a free water analysis is avaibale

Bob Haig, a personable native of Terre Haute, though he had retires from business in August 1956 when he sold his chain of 17 millinery stores located from New York to Texas. But the urge to remain active was too great. During thos years he maintained an office in New York City and he and Mrs. Haig resided in Youngstown, Ohio.

Among other business interests, he is the owner of the Frosty Creme refreshment establishment on Lake Shore Drive which he leases to an operator. 16 Jan 1957 Citizen






Three Partners Now Operating Culver Clothiers

Buy Fred Adams Fine Store

Three progressive and spritited local, citizens Robert L Haig, William M. Rasmussen and Andrew A. Vernum have purchased the outstanding Main Street haberdashery< ... Robert L Haig

Robert Haig, called Bob by his many friends, is a personable native of Terre Haute. He and Mrs Haig permanent resident of Culver at 2358 East Shore Lane three years ago after spending spending several summers at Lake Maxinkuckee

Bod though he had retired from business in Auguts 1956 when he sold his big chaim of 17 millinery stores located from New York to Texas. He had begun to retire in 1949 but the urge to remain active has since become to great.

Buring his yyears as a cahin store tyscoon he maintained an office ic New York City but resided in Youngstown, Ohio. IN the later city he dabbled in real estate and store leases with great financial success.

Mr. and Mrs Haig have a married daughter in Ohio and a son, Robert L. Haig Jr. whi is a professor of English at the University of Illinois.

During the past year or so Bob Haig has extended his interests in Culver, demonstrating his ienthusiastic faith in the communityt.

He is the owner of the Frosty Creme refreshment establishment on Lake Shore Drive which he leases to an operator.

A month ago he became an associate, without financial interest, of Don Hand as sales manager of Hand's Soft Water service, plugging the well known Jonco line of hom-owned water softeners - 13 Feb 1957 Citizen






ROBERT LEWIS OSMAN HAIG Sr. was born on 30 Dec 1897 Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana . He appeared in the census in Jan 1920 in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana. He appeared in the census in Apr 1930 in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio.

He died in Feb 1983 in Culver, Marshall, Indiana Buried in Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana. son of Joseph a Haig and MARY CATHERINE KINTZ.

Robert married 1922 Indiana Lois M. Temple was born 31 Jan 1900 Vigo Co., Indiana Book H-6. p. 61. She appeared ' in the censuses of Apr 1910 & Jan 1920 Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana; Apr 1930 in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio She died Oct 1978 Culver, Marshall, Indiana Buried in Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana daughter of Frank E. Temple and Anna R. (Duenweg) Temple. Anna R. Duenweg was daughter of Louis Duenweg.

Children were:
    Robert L. Haig Jr. Birth: 3 Nov 1925 Death: 17 Aug 1996 - Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina
      Writes New Book On Journalism in England
        The following story from The Chicago Tribune concerns the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Haig, S r., of 2358 East Shore Lane, who is in residence in England and will not return to the United States until next August:

        Urbana, Ill., Nov. 21 Prof. Robert L. Haig Jr., University of Illinois department of English, is the author of a new book on 18th century journalism in England to be published by the Southern Illinois University Press.

        The work is entitled, "The Gazetteer 1735 - 1797" and deals with the history of the then most famous daily newspaper published in England.

        Prof. Haig has studied the files of the newspaper it self and his book is illuminated with extensive quotations from its columns.

        More significant for the history of English journalism in his use of a group of manuscript records and accounts, discovered as recently as 1952, which provide a more fully documented report of the management and production of The Gazetteer than has hither to existed for any newspaper s of the period. - - 7 Dec 1961 Citizen.


      Former Resident Dies
        Word has been received of the Aug. 16 Death of Robert L. Haig Jr., 70, professor of English Literature at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

        He was the son of Culver b usiness man and cottage owner Robert Haig. Sr.

        The deceased is survived by his wife Grace Haig; his sister Mary Mae McCelland of Rochester and 2 sons both of Bloomington, Ill. - Culver Citizen


    Mary Ann Haig m. [-?-] McCelland.


Year: 1930; Census Place: Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio; Roll: 1846; Page: 67B; Enumeration District: 70;
Household Members: Name Age
Robert L Haig 32
Lois Haig 30
Robert L Haig 4 [4 9/12]
Mary Ann Haig 2 [2 6/12]

Year: 1940; Census Place: Boardman, Mahoning, Ohio; Roll: T627_3108; Page: 31A; Enumeration District: 50-10.
Household Members: Name Age
Robert L Haig 42
Lois Haig 40
Robert Haig 14
Mary An Haig 12

Social Security Death Index
Name: Lois Haig
SSN: 306-70-8753
Last Residence: 46511 Culver, Marshall, Indiana, United States of America
Born: 30 Jan 1900
Died: Oct 1978
State (Year) SSN issued:

Web: Wabash Valley, Indiana Obituaries, 1900-2010
Name: Lois T. Haig
Publication Date: 26 Oct 1978
Publication Place: Vigo, Indiana, United States of America
Death Date: Abt 1978
Age: 78
Birth Date: abt 1900

Social Security Death Index
Name: Robert Haig
SSN: 280-18-4182
Last Residence: 46511 Culver, Marshall, Indiana, United States of America
Born: 30 Dec 1897
Died: Feb 1983
State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before

Carolina, Death Collection, 1908-2004

Name: Robert Louis Haig Jr
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Divorced
Social Security Number: 301205789
Father's Last Name: Haig
Age: 70
Date of Birth: 3 Nov 1925
Residence City: Chapel Hill
Residence County: Orange
Residence State: North Carolina
Date of Death: 17 Aug 1996
Death City: Hillsborough
Death County: Orange
Death State: North Carolina
Autopsy: No
Institution: Other
Attendant: Physician
Burial Location: Cremation in state

Social Security Death Index
Name: Robert L. Haig
SSN: 301-20-5789
Last Residence: 27514 Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina, United States of America
Born: 3 Nov 1925
Died: 17 Aug 1996
State (Year) SSN issued:






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