Rexford "Rex" Hollister

(July, 1904 - August 1, 1974)


The Lusk Herald
August 22, 1974


Rex Hollister Dies August 1

Rexford Hollister was born in July in 1904 at Paris, Ill., to Estell Finical and Walter B. Hollister. He attended school in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and while he attended the University of Nebraska he directed an orchestra. In Jan. 1923 he married Adele Barber in Aberdine, S. D. Two children were born.

Rex worked many years with the Associated Press in San Francisco and Chicago, and later worked for Winthrop Mitchell, a brokerage in Chicago. He began working for the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad in 1941, and was moved to Panama that year, where he became a member of the Masonic Lodge. He remained in Panama for seven years. He and his family moved to Harrison in 1958, and he worked here and at Lusk until his retirement.

Rex Hollister lived at Glen after he retired until his death. He died at Crawford Memorial Hospital on August 1, after a short illness of an aorta anurism. He is survived by his wife and two children, Harvey Hollister of San Antonio, and Mrs. Clarence Kreman, and two grandchildren Becky and Theodore Hollister.




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