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Thomas G. Fitch

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Thomas G. Fitch

Riverside Cottage (Fitch House) was the first wired for electricity in the city of Wichita.  The employees of the Electric Street Railway company  have presented Thomas G. Fitch, the retiring general manager of the system, with a fine solid silver water set as a token of their friendship.  (Wichita Eagle, March 5, 1893, page 6).

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fitch, 1140 North Lawrence Avenue.  As Miss Eliza Jane Enniss, Mrs. Fitch lived in Chicago before her marriage.  Mr. Fitch is a Mason, and a member of the Wichita and Country Clubs. [1921 Social Register, Wichita, Kansas, transcribed by Kathi Travers.]

Colonel Thomas G. Fitch, age 76. Born in Bristol, Maine on April 9, 1861. Married in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on January 11, 1877, to Miss Eliza Jane Ennis. Obtained a law degree at the University of Michigan in 1882. Came to Wichita in 1886. Survivors include a wife and three grandchildren. Lived at 234 North Broadview. Burial to be in Old Mission Mausoleum. Wichita Eagle, March 12, 1938, page 1.

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