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June, 1932

from a loose clipping, source unknown 9 June 1932
Frank A. Webb, former supervisor and Republican precinct committeeman passed away at his home, 323 Center Street, Waukegan, Thursday at 7:20 p.m. following an illness of several months.
Few men were better known than Frank Webb, especially to those who are interested in the conservation and preservation of the natural beauty and wild life of the country.
He was born September 26, 1870 at Avon Township, the son of the late Chase E. Webb former sheriff of Lake County and chief of police of Waukegan.
When his father assumed the duties of sheriff in 1886, the family moved to Waukegan, where Frank attended school and later engaged in the painting and decorating business, which he followed until his death.
In 1890 Mr. Webb married Emma Adams, of Millburn, Illinois, and had lived practically all the time since in the present home on Center St.
To the members of the Izaak Walton League of Lake County, Frank Webb was most favorably known. He was a charter member of the Waukegan Chapter and one of the officers. His support of every movement in which the organization became interested was pronounced.
The immediate members of the family surviving are, his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Earl Simpson, his sister Mrs. L. J. Yager, brothers David and Edward and grandchildren Kenneth and Marilyn Simpson, all of this city.
The remains will lie in the family home until Saturday afternoon, when they will be taken to the funeral home of White and Tobin where services will be conducted at 3 p.m. by the Rev. Frederick Baldus, of the First Baptist Church. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
The following old friends of the deceased will officiate as pallbearers; H. E. McArthur, James M. Woodman, C. E. Potter, Harold Potter, Russell Alford and Frank Heilig.
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