Dr. J. W. Newcomer|
Petersburg, Ill., Jan. 13. - Dr. J. W. Newcomer, one of the most prominent men in the medical profession in the state, died at 11:30 o'clock this morning [13 January 1914] at his home in this city. Dr. Newcomer was a surgeon for the United States navy during the civil war and at the close settled in Petersburg, where he practiced for many years.
[Burial is in Rose Hill Cemetery]
Contributed by Matthew Ferricks