Weekly Democrat-Times, Dec 31, 1887

Weekly Democrat-Times, Dec 31, 1887

John D. Webster, a well-known colored politician and lawyer of this city, died here on Tuesday, the 27th inst. He was prominent in all the societies, and his body was followed to the grave by a very large procession of fraternities and of citizens. He came here as jailor for sheriff Webber, in 1869, but served only a short while, and began to practice law, which he followed to the time of his death.

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