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be intelligence he W. 20 Green-bouse, the and resisting Lee Death Takes Harry Bruton Funeral Pending For Conservationist Harry Bruton, 1200 South Fremont, Fremont, a longtime businessman, sportsman and conservationist, died early today at the Medi-Center Medi-Center Medi-Center here after a long illness. He was 77. Mr. Bruton retired in 1964 after after serving about 10 years as manager of the Springfield divi sion of King-Merritt King-Merritt King-Merritt & Com pany, Inc. A native of Seymour, he was the son of Dr. T. S. Bruton, a pioneer Ozarks physician, and grew up in the Seymour area. He attended Drury College and Springfield Draughon's Business University. Mr. Bruton was a talented tenor, tenor, studied voice in New York and engaged in a professional music career in his earlier years. From 1938 until 1953 he han dled public relations for the Mis souri Conservation Commission and also was executive secretary secretary of the Sportsmen's Clubs of Missouri. Mr. and Mrs. Bruton returned to Springfield to make their home in 1942. Mr. Bruton reeeived national honors in a Dartnell contest of executives in business corre spondence and had served as director director of the Springfield chapter of the Sales and Marking Execu tives-International. tives-International. tives-International. He was a member of the Conservation Conservation Federation of Missouri, Missouri, Springfield Symphony Association, Association, Hickory Hills Country Club and was an active Mason and Shriner. Survivors include bis daughter, daughter, Mrs. Patsy YameU. 2120 South Fairway; three sisters, Mrs. Grace Watkins. 515 East Bennett, Mrs. Beulah Wilkerson. Kansas City, Kan., and Mrs. Audra Phillips, Arlington, Tel.; and two grandchildren. Jewell E. Windle is in charge of funeral arrangements. HARRY BRITON of hit 24.803 ed year for more the was ry 13.499. from M-denU, 7313. day 4047 today school said He laws sehoal day that iy, come with work than for week, said. 1368 (522): 41 14t

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  1. Springfield Leader and Press,
  2. 27 Aug 1973, Mon,
  3. Page 13

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