Oldest Resident of Lookout Mountain Passes Away
Alexander Hunt, the oldest resident of
Lookout Mountain, died at 2 o’clock yesterday afternoon at his home. He
was 91 years of age and had lived on the mountain for forty years.
Mr. Hunt was born in Eden, N.Y., Dec. 24, 1822. He was educated in the schools in his home town and in the Allegheny College, Pennsylvania, where he graduated in 1846. After that he studied law in Buffalo. He moved to Iowa in 1857 and remained there for fifteen years, going back to New York, but three years later, in 1873, he came to Chattanooga and took up his residence on Lookout Mountain. He was a brother of the late Sanford Hunt, for many years publishing agent of the Methodist Episcopal Church. his wife survives him.
Funeral services will beheld from the residence at 1 o’clock Saturday afternoon, the Rev. Charles E. Meyers, assisted by Prof. Charles Newcomb, officiating. Pallbearers will be J.E. Annis, C.N. Woodworth, Frank Caldwell, Charles Barrows, H.F. Temple, O.H. Orton.
Chattanooga Times May 8, 1913
Submitted By Robbie Burkhart