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    Cambria Freeman, 09February1900, Contributed by Lisa Baker

J. H. Gilson, a highly respected resident of Gallitzin, died at his home there at 8 o'clock on Sunday evening, aged 75 years. He had been ailing for some time and a week ago was compelled to take his bed. Mr. Gilson had been an employe of the Pennsylvania Railroad company for at least fifty years, and for the past thirty-five years had been first class baggage express and ticket agent at Gallitzin. Since the inauguration of the employes' savings department, he had been in charge of one of the depositories. On January 1, 1900, he was retired on a pension. Mrs. Gilson died in February, 1897, and was buried in Altoona. The following children survive: William D., who is assistant agent for the company at Gallitzin; James, Eugene and Lillie, all at home.

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