Name:   Daniel Frank Beebe Jr.

From:  The North Adams Transcript, North Adams, Massachusetts
Date:  Friday, July 17, 1959

Daniel Frank Beebe Jr., 82, a native of Williamstown, died this morning at the Albany (N.Y.) Veterans Hospital, where he was admitted last night.

For the past four years, he has made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Cyrus B. Dingman of Poestenkill, N.Y.  Prior to that he had lived in Williamstown for 20 years after having been in business in Adams for many years.

Mr. Beebe was the son of Daniel Frank and Typhena (Proud) Beebe.  His father was also a native of Williamstown and his mother a native of Pownal, Vt.  He was born in the Beebe homestead on Oblong Rd., now the home of Mrs. Donald Sinclair.

Mr. Beebe was one of 12 Williamstown young men who left town in 1898 to enlist in the Hoosick Falls, N.Y. company that fought in the Spanish-American War.

After graduating from the Albany (N.Y.) Business College, he was in the grain business in Adams with the late John Dudley.  On retiring from business, he returned to Williamstown to make his home.  Mr. Beebe was in good health until taken suddenly ill last night.  On July 4, he had taken part , as an honor veteran, in the Poestenkill parade, held in connection with the observance of Independence Day.

He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Williamstown.  His only survivor is his daughter.

The body is at the Hoskins Funeral Home where calling hours will be from 7 to 9 o'clock tomorrow night.  Funeral services will be Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Sherman Burbank Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Robert N. Foster, pastor of the First Congregational Church, officiating.  Burial will be in the family lot in Eastlawn Cemetery.

Members of Richard A. Ruether Post, American Legion, will serve as bearers and the Legion ritual will be conducted at the grave.