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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
George Lee Mills
George Lee Mills, living northwest of the city, died at his home late yesterday afternoon, after an extended illness. Mr. Mills was an old settler in Reno County, coming here in April 1871. He homesteaded the place where he lived the remainder of his life. He helped survey the site of Hutchinson, and has always been identified with the growth of the city and county. He was a well-known citizen and had many friends, who had known him almost a lifetime. He was born on Aug. 25, 1852, in Michigan. He was married here in August, 1880 to Miss Emma Andrews. He leaves four children, Dr. Harry L. Mills, who is practicing medicine at Penalosa, Kingman County; Fred, Mary and Charles, at home. He was a member of the A. O. U. W. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home, and will be conducted by Rev. W. V. Whinery. The burial will be in Eastside.