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Death Of Prof. Peter Collier

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Prof. Peter Collier, Pb. ld., a brotherin-law of President James B. Angelí, died at his rooms 33 S. Ingalls st., on Monday morning, of heart troable, aged 60 years. Mr. Collier had coniplained of heart trouble for two or three days, but no immediate danger was apprehended. Ou Monday morning he sat down in his chair, put ou his glasses and pioked up a newspaper. His wife who was in the same room all the time, thought he was reading. He remained so still, however, that she finally thonght he was asleep, when not finding him breathing she went over to him and fonnd that he was dead. Brief funeral services were held over the remains at the residence of President Angelí ou Tuesday afternoou, Rev. Henïy Tatlock offlciatiug. The pall bearers were Profs. Prescott, D'Ooge, Demuion, Pettee, Stauley and Patterson. The reuiaius were takeu to Providenoe, R. L, on Tuesday eveuiug for iutermeut. Prof. Collier graduated at Yale in 1SG1. He lias successively held the position of professor of ohemistry aud physics in the University of Vermout, chemist of the uational departmeur of agricultura aud director of the ISTew York experiment station at G-eueva, N. Y. He was a man of eminent scientifio attainmeats, and of great forcu oi charaoter. He was bom in Chitteago, N. Y. , 60 years ago. He married Miss Caroline F. Angelí, sister of Presideni Angelí, who survives him. His only daughter is attendiug the university.


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