George Voorhies Dies in New York, Daily Racing Form, 1913-12-16


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GEORGE V00RHIES DIES IN NEW YORK. Lexington, Ky., December 15. George Voorhles, the father of Mrs. James B. Haggin. died at the home of his daughter in New York last night. He was a native of Woodford County, Kentucky, and was born In 1S37, being the eldest son of William and Mary Hart Voorhles. John Preston Voorhles, of Denver, now abroad, and William Hart Voorhies, of Illinois, arc his surviving brothers. Mrs. Hoggin Is his only daughter. He had no sons. Dr. Charle3 Voorhies, bacteriologist at Elmendorf Farm, Is hlsr nephew. Mr. Voorhies was widely read, had traveled ex tensively and was a great lover of thoroughbred horses. He was regarded as an authority upon pedigrees of the breed. Much of his life after the war. In. which he fought on the Confederate side, was spent in Hie west, but for the past twenty years he had been In Kentucky and for the last twelve years had resided In Lexington. His body will be brought to Lexington for Interment Wednesday morning. The remains will be accompanied from Xew York by -Mrs. -Haggin. The services will be iu Christ Church Cathedral,

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