Note: Oakland Tribune (Oakland, California) > 1909 > December > 13..........The body of the late Dr. George E. Blakelee who died December 6 at his home, Ninth and Oak streets, will be shipped to Chicago Thursday where it will be placed in the familyvault in Rose Hill cemetery. The family will accompany the body East. Dr. Blakelee was a native of Lorain county Ohio and for eight years he was the editor of the State agricultural paper, The Ohio Farmer. Prior to assuming charge of thatjournal his literary career began. About 1895 Dr. Blakelee removed to Chicago purchasing an interest in a publishing house there and finished his medical education in the Hab?emann Homeopathic College. On removing his publication interests to NewYork city, Dr. Blakelee produced one of his most brilliant literary productions entitled Blakelee's Industrial Cyclopedia, which became a standard reference book in the leading American and foreign libraries. Many of Dr. Blakelee's works werepublished in Frank Leslie's magazines and other New York periodicals. He was managing editor of the New York Tribune and Farmer, Farmer's Home Journal and Weekly Novelist. Since the Chicago World's fair of 1894 Dr. and Mrs. Blakelee have spentmuch time in American and foreign travel making two extensive European tours. In 1893 he retired from active practice and 1st ? October he came to Califoria where he made his home up to the time of his death. Dr. Blakelee practiced medicine inNew York for sixteen years and was esteemed among members of the medical profession as a man of superior intellect, integrity and character. He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Sprague S. Rockwood of Chicago, and a sister in OberlinOhio.SCT
Note: 1890, Blakelee George E. editor, 24 Rose, h 237 E. 17th
Note: ???Name: George Blakelee , Enlistment Date: 15 September 1861Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICESide Served: UnionState Served: OhioUnit Numbers: 1983 1983Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 15 September 1861 at the age of 22Enlisted in Company Batty D, 1st Light Artillery Regiment Ohio on 17 October 1861.Mustered out Company Batty D, 1st Light Artillery Regiment Ohio on 09 June 1865 in Cleveland, OH
Note: "He [George L. Aiken] also used the pseudonym �"C. Leon Meredith, given as a pen name of George Aiken by George Beck, was actually the pen name of Dr. George E. Blakelee. (Albert Johannsen, The Nickel Library; a Bibliography, Fall River, Mass.,1959, 39.)".............http://www.niulib.niu.edu/badndp/aiken_george.html
Note: ??George T. BLAKELEE Self M Male W 40 OH Works In Carriage Fact. OH OH Mert BLAKELEE Wife M Female W 35 OH Keeping House OH OH Source Information:Census Place Springfield, Sangamon, IllinoisFamily History Library Film 1254249NA Film Number T9-0249Page Number 100C
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