Heart Attack Proves Fatal to A. C. Ernst: Prominent Ohio Owner-Breeder And Businessman Dies at 66, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-15


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Heart Attack Proves Fatql to A C Ernst ErnstProminent Prominent Ohio OwnerBreeder And Businessman Dies at 66 66CLEVELAND CLEVELAND Ohio May 14 Alwin Charles Ernst one of this citys most prom ¬ inent citizens and widely known owner and breeder of thoroughbred horses died here in Lakeside Hospital at 930 p m yester ¬ day of a heart attack He was stricken earlier in the afternoon His death iol lowed closely that of his wife who died December 27 27Ernst Ernst who was 66 was managing part ¬ ner of Ernst Ernst certified public ac ¬ countants which firm has 50 offices scat ¬ tered throughout the United States and two in Canada His extensive string of race horses are currently being campaigned at Jamaica race track in New York under the helm of J H Skirvin The Ernst breed ¬ ing farm is located in Lexington Ky where many stakes performers Have been produced His Tiorses were distinguished by his custom of naming each starting with the letters AL His Alorter finished un ¬ placed in the 1944 Kentucky Derby On the same day another of his horses Al quest finished third in the Dixie Handi ¬ cap at Pimlico in Baltimore Md Later in the same year Aletern captured the Suburban Handicap at Belmont Park in his famed yellow and blue racing silks Aletern and Alquest are both doing stud duty now at the Ernst farm in Kentucky KentuckyErnst Ernst was visiting tiie Union Clubwhere lewas a member when stricken ill Ac ¬ cording to reports he had not been ill previous to the sudden attack which was described as a vascular difficulty in an artery in the abdomen His condition was critical when removed to the hospital and no operation was performed performedFuneral Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at the Fairmount Presbyterian Church in Cleveland and burial will be at Knollwood Mausoleum Surviving are his daughters Mrs Peter Halleran Mrs Tinkham Veale n Mrs Douglas Wick and Joan all of Gates Mills Ohio and five grandchildren Ernst also maintained a home at Gates Mills and formerly used the estate as a breeding farm for his thoroughbred interests

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