Friday, February 15, 2008

Obituary #10

Boston Daily Globe February 15, 1914

Dr A.H. Tompkins Dead.

Jamaica Plain Physician Graduated From the Boston University School in 1875.

Dr Albert H. Tompkins, one of the most widely known homeopathic physicians of this city, died at his home, 20 Seaverns av, Jamaica Plain, yesterday morning, following a short illenss, aged 70.

He was born in Little Compton, R.I. He attended a business college in this city and for several years was employed as a bookkeeper.

He graduated from Boston University Medical School in 1875 and took up the practice of medicine in Jamaica Plain, and was in active practice up to the time of his death. Dr Tompkins was a frequent contributor to medical journals and was a member of the homeopathic medical societies of the city, State and Nation.

He leaves his wife, a son, Ernst A. Tompkins, and brother and a sister. The funeral will take place tomorrow at 3 o'clock, at the house.

December 3, 1914

Veteran Patrolman Dead.

William N.H. Knight Had Been Attached to Jamaica Plain Station 20 Years.

William N.H. Knight, for 20 years a patrolman attached to the Jamaica Plain station, who resigned from the police force only a few days ago, died yesterday at his home, 29 Green st, Jamaica Plain, after a two months' illness.

Mr Knight was born in South Boston July 9, 1855, and was educated in the public schools. Nov 4, 1885, he was appointed to the police force, having previously served as a fireman in South Boston, and was assigned to the La grange -st Station.

He went to the Jamaia Plain Station aug 30, 1894, and had been attached to it until Nov 28, when he offered his resignation on grounds of disability. For many year he had driven the station patrol wagon. He was a member of the Police Relief Association.

Mr Knight was unmarried.

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