DOCHTERMAN, Henry H. - Putnam

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Source: Weekly Argus News March 11, 1893 p 4

Henry H. Dochterman of Covington who has been very low for several days past died at 10:30 o’clock yesterday morning of consumption. The deceased was one of Covington’s leading citizens and one of the most prominent lawyers in this section of the State. He always refused the nomination, which was virtually an election to the bench for the Fountain and Warren County district but nevertheless has oftimes acted as judge pro tem on important suits in this and other counties. Mr. Dochterman was 44 years of age and was born and raised in Montgomery County near Wesley Chapel. Having completed the course as laid down in the district school he entered DePauw, then Asbury University and worked his way through, graduating with high honors. Leaving the University he settled at Covington, began the practice of law and by dint of hard study and perseverance had reached a high round on the ladder of his profession when death brought to a close his promising career. Mr. Dochterman was married 20 years ago to Miss Hannah Smith of this city and to them was born one son, Charley who is a member of the Sophomore class of Wabash College. Mr. Dochterman was a man of fine appearance, dignified and courteous. He was a shrewd, able lawyer and beloved by all who knew him. He was domestic in his habits and of a loveable disposition. To be stricken down in the very prime of his life is a calamity to the community and an irreparable loss to the bar. He had many friends and admirers in this county. The funeral will occur at Covington at 10:30 a.,m. Wednesday and the remains will be brought here on the noon train to be interred at the family lot in Oak Hill.- kbz
Source: Crawfordsville Review 11 March 1893 p1

H.H. Dochterman died at his home in Covington last Sunday. The deceased was well known in this county and was among the ablest attorneys in the state. His wife is a sister of Howard W. Smith and his son is a Sophomore in Wabash College. The remains were brought to this city Wednesday and interred in Oak Hill.
Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal Monday, 6 March 1893 Edition

H. H. Dochterman died at his home in Covington Sunday morning at 10:30 o’clock of grip and a complication of diseases. He was one of the leading lawyers of Fountain County and was also well known and much admired for his many noble traits in this county. His wife is a sister of Howard Smith and his son, Charley, is a sophomore in Wabash College. The funeral will occur on Wednesday morning and the remains will be brought here for interment in Oak Hill on the afternoon train.

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