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Description: Gen. J. W. Comly DiedDate: August 5 1887
Newspaper published in: Hope, ND
Page/Column: Page 2, Column 4
Political and Personal.
Gen. J. W. Comly, one of the generation of Ohio men, distinguished during the war, died at Toledo July 26, of heart and lung malady. He was 55 years old and leaves two sons and a daughter. He enlisted in President Hayes’ regiment, rose to be Colonel and Brig. Gen. by breast. He conducted the Ohio State Journal from 1872 to 1878, in which year he was appointed Minister to Honolulu, and remained there until 1883. He then bought the Toledo Commercial which he conducted until his death.