Judge William Edward Foute

The Cartersville News
Cartersville, Georgia
August 6, 1908, Page 1
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Judge W. E. Foute Dead.
Brother of Judge A. M. Foute, of This City, Dies in Massachusetts.

Judge W. E. Foute, of Atlanta, died on the 31st of July, at Worcester, Mass., where he was on a visit to his daughter.  Judge Foute was a brother of Judge A. M. Foute, of this city, and is survived also by a sister in Tennessee. Judge Foute had been a visitor to Cartersville a number of times and was known to many of our people.  The Atlanta Journal has the following concerning Judge Foute’s death:

“A telegram received in Atlanta yesterday announced the death of Judge William Edward Foute, which occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Albert S. Heywood, of Worchester, Mass., whom he had been visiting for the past two months.

“Judge Foute was 65 years of age and was born in east Tennessee.  He was a resident of Atlanta for thirty-three years, and was for four years judge of the justice court on Decatur street, which is now presided over by Judge Kingsberry.  He served throughout the civil war with the confederate forces as a member if the Twenty-sixth Tennessee regiment.  Recently he had been in the insurance business.  He was a Mason.

“Judge Foute is survived by his wife and three daughters, Mrs. Albert Heywood, of Worcester, Mass., Mrs. R. A. Hunt of Chicago, and Mrs. Charles R. Sims, of Houston, Texas.


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