SCHULTZ, Harry P. - 1980 - Fountain County INGenWeb Project

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SCHULTZ, Harry P. - 1980


Source: The obituary is from a collection of newspaper (paper names not recorded) obituaries saved, by Fauniel Hershberger, during the 1950's, 60's, 70's and 80's. She was a life long resident of Fountain County Indiana.  The collection is now housed in the Fountain County Section of Local History at Crawfordsville District Public Library.

A Fountian County native, Harry P. Schultz, 1521 S. 9th St., Lafayette, died last Friday, morning, Oct. 3, 1980,, at his home. He was 85. Mr. Schultz was a graduate of Attica High School and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Indiana University. He was admitted to the bar in 1920, and was an attorney in Lafayette for more than 50 years. He married Lillian E. Burns, who died in 1976. Mr. Schultz served with the 42nd (Rainbow) Division during World War I. He was a member of “The Last Man Club” an organization he and 14 other Lafayette men formed in 1935 to celebrate the 1918 date they entered combat in World War I. Mr. Schultz was the last member of the group. He was a member and former trustee of St. Mary’s Cathedral, and was active in the Knights of Columbus. Mr. Schultz was former chairman of the Tippecanoe County Central Democratic committee and was former Second District Democratic Chairman. He served as Lafayette city attorney from 1930 until 1935 & was a member of the Lafayette School Board from 1949 to 1956. He is survived by three children, Mrs. Herbert (Barbara) Guidry, San Mateo, Calif.; Frank B. Schultz of Anderson,, Ind. and the Rev. John C. Schcultz of Muncie, Ind. Funeral Mass Tuesday in St. Mary Cathedral, Monsignor Fred ottof officiating. Interment in St. Mary Cemetery. Also surviving are two grandsons, Craig and Charles Beeson.   -– jlr

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