Harry Clay Wire and Matilda E. Wire

Dublin Core

Title

Harry Clay Wire and Matilda E. Wire

Subject

Biography
Harry Clay Wire
Matilda E. Wire
Photo File: Biography
Contractor
Masons
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Ladies of the G.A.R.
Progress Rebekah Lodge
Royal Neighbors

Description

Photograph of Harry Clay and Matilda E. Wire. Harry died 10/14/1938, Decatur Contractor for many years. He retired about 1918. At one time he was city building inspector and later served on the zoning board. He was a member of the Masonic lodge. He was contractor for many of Decatur's buildings constructed during the early 1900's. Included was old St. Paul's Lutheran School, torn down in 1938. He is the father of P. H. Wire, general manager of the East St. Louis Journal. Photo by Lewis, ran in the Decatur Review, 1/25/1936.
Mrs. Harry Clay (Matilda E.) Wire; died 8/20/1936. Mrs. Wire was chaplain of the Lela S. Penniwell circle of Ladies of the G.A.R.. She was a member of Progress Rebekah Lodge and of Golden Crown Camp of the Royal Neighbors. Photo by Lewis, ran Herald and Review 9/2/1934.

Creator

Lewis of Decatur

Source

Photo File: Biography - Wire, Harry Clay and Matilda E. Wire

Publisher

Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

1/25/1936
92/1934

Contributor

Harry Clary Wire
Matilda E. Wire

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO473

Coverage

Biography, Harry Clay Wire, Matilda E. Wire, Photo File: Biography, Contractor, Building Inspector, Zoning Board, St. Paul's Lutheran School, Lela S. Penniwell Circle, Ladies of the G.A.R., Progress Rebekah Lodge, Golden Crown Camp of Royal Neighbors, Lewis Photo of Decatur.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

7.75 x 9.5"

Files

BIO473-WIRE_HARRY_CLAY_&_MATILDA_E, 9-1-1934.jpg

Citation

Lewis of Decatur, “Harry Clay Wire and Matilda E. Wire,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 12, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2467.