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Judge William England

Judge William England

September 6, 1923 - Judge England is claimed by death. Served Two Terms As County Judge. Paralysis is Fatal.

Judge Wm. England, age 68 years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William Rodgers near Kedron, Saturday morning about 10:30 after an illness that had extended over a period of several weeks. Over a month ago Judge England suffered a severe stroke of paralysis and from this he never recovered.

Judge England was born on a farm near Rison, April 15, 1855. In 1904 he was elected County Judge and served two terms. The deceased is survived by four children as follows: Mrs. Henry Rodgers, Kedron; Mrs. J. B. White, Kedron; W. D. England, Kedron, Bert England, Rison. Three brothers, Sam England of Texas, Andrew England of Oklahoma, and J. E. England of near Kedron and 16 grand children also survive.

Judge England was held in high esteem by his neighbors who are joined by hundreds of friends over the county in mourning his passing.

Submitted by Belinda (Brown) Winston

Source: Cleveland County Herald, unknown publication date