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CUMMINGS, Frank Steele 1863 - 1937


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 6/13/2021 at 18:21:30

"The Fairfield Daily Ledger"
Tuesday, July 13, 1937
Front Page, Column 7

Funeral Services For Well-Known Citizen On Thursday, 2 p.m.

Frank S. CUMMINGS, 74, passed away at 11:30 Monday night at his home following several years of poor health.

Funeral services will be held at Hoskins Funeral Home on Thursday at 2 p.m. in charge of Dr. Gilbert Voorhies. Burial will be in the Evergreen cemetery.

Mr. CUMMINGS was born April 3, 1863, the son of John J. CUMMINGS, a Fairfield resident for many years. Mr. CUMMINGS had been in the insurance business in Fairfield for 25 years prior to his death. He had been for many years a member of the Masonic lodge and of the Knights Templar.

He was a past master of Clinton Lodge, Past High Priest of McCord Chapter No. 5, R. A. M., Past Eminent Commander of Gethsemane Commandery No. 59, and was a member of the Consistory at Davenport.

Surviving him are two cousins, A. E. LABAUGH (sic - LABAGH) of Fairfield and Mrs. Ella LITTON of Pittsburgh, Pa.


"The Fairfield (Ia.) Daily Ledger"
Wednesday, July 21, 1937
Page TWO, Column 4



Frank S. CUMMINGS, age 74 years, three months and nine days, a life-long resident of Fairfield, died of a heart ailment Monday, July 12, 1937. The son of John J. and Kate STEELE CUMMINGS, he was the only living member of his family, his sister Anna (Mrs. William LONG), having died in April, 1900.

Frank S. CUMMINGS was engaged the major portion of his life in the insurance business, his office having been continually in its present location for a period of thirty-five years.

He was a member of the Presbyterian church and was quite devoted to lodge work. He had been Past Master of Clinton Lodge No. 15, Past High Priest of McCord Chapter No. 5, R. A. M., Past Eminent Commander Gethsemane Commandery No. 59, Knight Templars, Member Ancient Accepted Rite of Davenport.

He was buried in Evergreen cemetery Thursday, July 15, Dr. Gilbert Voorhies officiating. The Knight Templars attended in a body, with Knight Templar services at the grave.

Mr. CUMMINGS, single, was a great lover of out-door sports, spending much of his leisure hours boating, fishing, hunting and golfing. He was widely known for his sincerity of purpose, benevolence and high order of ethics in all matters. He leaves a community of friends; relatives, A. E. LABAGH of Fairfield and Mrs. Ella LITTON of Pittsburgh, Pa.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

Note: Buried in Lot Old.P.200.


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