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Submitted by Les Niemi

Joel M. Baldwin - Obit as printed in the Tampico Tornado:

August 2, 1907
A Former Tampico Resident is Dead
Joel M. BALDWIN a former Tampico resident, died at his home 584 East Second street, Pomona, Cal., Tuesday afternoon, July 23. The deceased was 73 years of age and had been in falling health for some time.
Mr. BALDWIN was a native of Vermont but removed to Illinois early in his life, and resided in Tampico a number of years. He left here about five years ago and has since resided in Pomona, California.
He was a member of the 64th Illinois Yates Sharpshooters during the Civil war and was a member of the Samuel G. STEADMAN post No. 491 of Tampico.
Mr. BALDWIN is survived by a wife and four children, F.H. BALDWIN and Miss Jennie BALDWIN of Pomoma, J.W. BALDWIN of Waterloo, N.Y. and Mrs. Lizzie FARRINGTON of Los Angeles.
The funeral was held at W.B. Toddxxx chapel of North Garey avenue [sic] at 3 o’clock on Thursday afternoon, July 25 and was largely attended, the G.A.R. being present in a body. Rev. H.L. BADGER officiated and internment was made in the Pomona Cemetery.

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