Lyle A. Green

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Lyle Algernon Green
born March 2, 1868, in Dayton, Illinois
died January 28, 1935, in Dayton, Illinois


Lyle A. Green, Dayton Dairy Farmer, Dies

Lyle A. Green, 66, widely known resident of Dayton and prominent dairy farmer, died at 7 a. m. today at his home in Dayton after an illness of six months. Funeral arrangements are not complete.

Born in Dayton, March 22, 1868, Mr. Green was the son of Isaac and Mary Jane Green, descendants of the first settlers of the township and among the first settlers of the county. He was educated in the public schools of Dayton and engaged in farming when he was a young man. His interests turned to dairy farming. At the time of his death he had one of the best herds of dairy cattle in the northern part of the state. To improve his herd Mr. Green imported cows from the Channel islands between France and England several years ago and he was well known as a breeder of dairy cattle of high producing records.

Surviving are two sisters, Miss Maude Green of Dayton township, Mrs. Barbara Masters of Chicago and a brother, R. A. Green, Ottawa attorney.1


Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon for Lyle A. Green, prominent resident of Dayton township, who died Monday morning at his home. The burial rites were conducted by Dean Hugh M. MacWhorter of Christ Episcopal church at the Green home. Burial was in the Dayton cemetery. Pallbearers were Melvin Teal, Harvey Wohlfert, E. C. McCleary, Gilbert Masters, Rush Green and Harry Cook.

Scores of friends of Mr. Green were in attendance. Those from other cities were: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brown, Oak Park; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Green and Mrs. Roy Green, Aurora; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Green and son, Alvin, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Lee Vawter, Lexington, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Will Miller, Aurora; Carrie Edmundson, Milwaukee; Helen Davenport, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Walcott Van Etten and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Van Etten, Mendota; Mrs. Curtis Clegg and son, Curtis, Rutland and Chester Winsor, Morris.2

        Green, Lyle A      Lyle Green tombstone

Additional information about Lyle Green may be found here.

1. [Ottawa, Illinois] Daily Republican-Times, January 28, 1935
2. Daily Republican-Times, January 31, 1935

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