LaDue, Henry Hardy
Age: 20, credited to Alburgh, VTVITALS
Birth: 06/04/1842, Alburgh, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Died in Williston, ND
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DEATH OF "POP" LaDUE
The death of Henry Hardy LaDue, pioneer, soldier of the rebellion, and veteran railway man occurred a his home in Washington Street Tuesday evening at 10:25 o'clock. Mr. LaDue was born in Alburg, Vermont, June 4, 1842, and served through the Civil War as a member of the 13th Vermont Infantry At the close of the war he entered the employ of the Michigan Central and New York Central Railways as a locomotive engineer, and in 1882 he entered the employ of the Great Northern, and through the length of the systems, "Pop" LaDue was regarded as one of the best men that drew a throttle for that corporation. He pulled the fast mail for years, and known by railway men all over the North-West., while on the Williston-Glasgow run four years ago his health failed him and he was forced into retirement.
He leaves a wife, Myrtle LaDue, one daughter, Mrs. W. L. Cameron who lives in Somerville, Mass, a son Edmund at home, and a brother F. LaDue who lives in Alburg, Vermont. Mr. LaDue was a former member of the City Council, and had a wide circle of friends, the older residents as well as the younger generation.
Williston, Williams Co. N. D., April 11, 1912
Courtesy of Deanna French.