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Death Of A Former Argus Proprietor

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L. VV. Colé, one of the early pro1 prietors of the Ann Arbor Argus, i died at his home in Albion, Sunday ' afternoon, of oíd age, being over 81 1 years of age. He was bom in Palmyra, N. Y., November 13, 1812. After learning the printers'trade he carne to Michigan in thefall of 1838 and went to work in the Argus office. He soon purchased a principal interest in the paper and became the partner of its founder under the firm name of Cole & Gardner, which continued in charge of the Argus until July, 1854, when it was sold to Mr. E. B. Pond. Mr. Colé then removed to Albion, where he established the Mirror, of which he has since been proprietor. In 1847 he was married to Miss Jane A., daughter of Hon. William H. Finch, of this city. He leaves one son and five grand-children. He was the oldest newspaper man in the state actively engaged in the business, and was a life long democrat.


Ann Arbor Argus
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