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CAGLEY, John W., 1865-1944


Posted By: Bruce Kuennen (email)
Date: 4/20/2017 at 23:15:16

John Cagley Rites to Be Saturday at 2

Funeral services for John W. Cagley, 79, who was employed by the grounds and buildings division of the university and who died Wednesday following several weeks' illness will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Oathour funeral home with the Rev. James E. Waery, pastor of the First Congregational church officiating.

Burial will be in Oakland cemetery.

As ringer of the university class bell before his retirement in June, Cagley was well-known to university students and personnel.

Born in Chickasaw county, Iowa in March, 1865, Cagley was the son of Samuel and Maria Richy Cagley. He attended the Bradford high school and academy at Bradford and in 1888 was married to Eva Hicok. The couple lived in Chickasaw county for sometime where Cagley was in the dairy business.

When the Cagleys moved to Iowa City in 1921 he took a position fith the Sidwell dairy company and later began work for the university.

He was a member and deacon of the Congregational church.

Source: The Daily Iowan, July 28, 1944, accessed at the University of Iowa Library Website

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