28 October 2009

Julius Burghard Dies

Julius E. Burghard
Son of F. H. & M. C. Burghard
1853 - 1915

Macon Weekly Telegraph
21 November 1915

Stricken Last Night While Preparing to Retire
For Thirteen Years He Had Been With G. S. & F. Railway and Was Widely Known in Macon.

Julius E. Burghard, aged 58 years, died suddenly last night at 9 o'clock at his home on Lake avenue. Mr. Burghard had been in good health up until the time of his death, and was about to retire when death struck him. Medical aid was summoned, but he was dead when the physicians reached him.

The deceased is survived by his widow, two sons, Julius E., and Louis Burghard, three sisters, Misses Anna and Lillie Burghard, and Mrs. W. W. Jones; two brothers, L. H. Burghard of Macon, and H. P. Burghard of Birmingham, Ala., and by his mother, Mrs. L. P. Burghard of Macon.

Mr. Burghard was well known and well liked in Macon, where he has resided for a number of years. He was held in high esteem by his associates in the railroad business, he having been an employee of the Georgia Southern & Florida Railway company for the last thirteen years, gaining by his efficient service the good will and esteem of his employers.

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