Leadership

Robert Gardner, Lowell W. W. Head, Dies

Issue 27 and Volume 76.

Robert Gardner, Lowell W. W. Head, Dies Robert Gardner, for several years superintendent of the Lowell, Mass., water department, died at his home in that city on December 17, at the age of seventy years. Mr. Gardner had been ill for the past few months, and while his illness during the greater part of this period was not considered of a serious nature his condition in the past few days was such as to make his illness one of much concern to the family and his wide circle of friends. Mr. Gardner came to this country when he was fourteen years of age. He began work with the water department on August 23, 1883, and thus has served continuously for over forty years. He started as a tool sharpener, but he remained at this line of work for only a few months and gradually worked out into other branches of…

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