Lewis, John - from United States

ID: 261515
Organization: S&B
Country of meeting: in the year 1868

He was one of the founders (1892) and first directors of the Oak Park Club and president of the Oak Park Historical Society, and he had also served as a trustee of Unity Church (affiliated with the Unitarian and Universalist denominations), although he was not a member of the church. During the last eleven years of his life Mr. Lewis traveled extensively both in this country and abroad. He had always been a student of literature and the arts, and when he retired from active work and had the opportunity to travel, he was able richly to enjoy his leisure.

He traveled in Europe during 1910 and 1911, and again in 1914 until after the outbreak of the war.

He died June 26, 1921, at the home of his daughter in Lawrence, Kans. He was born June 22, 1842, in Suffield, Conn.


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