James I. Brackett

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Monday, June 3, 1935

James I. Brackett Is Dead At Lapwai

Prominent Farmer of Gifford-Lookout Region Succumbs at Sanitarium Following Illness.

James I. Brackett, 68, for more than 30 years prominently identified with the farming interests of the Gifford-Lookout section and among the best known men in central Idaho, passed away yesterday morning at the Lapwai sanitarium where he had been under a physician's care.

Mr. Brackett leaves a wife, five daughters and four sons: Mrs. Hinkle Cox and Mrs. Hartzel Edwards, Lewiston; Mrs. John Mehl, Gifford; Mrs. Rollo Albright, Juliaetta; Mrs. Doran Gillette, Reubens; James M. Brackett, Raymond, Wash., Howard L. Brackett, Old Greenwich, Conn.; Charles O. Brackett, and Edwin Brackett, Lookout; also two brothers and a sister, Howard Brackett, Forrest Brackett and Mrs. James Hannah, all residing in Maine.

On Highway Board.

He had been a member of the Masonic order for more than 43 years and was an affiliate of the Gifford lodge. He was a commissioner of the Melrose highway district for more than 19 years.

The body is resting at the Brower-Wann chapel. Funeral services will be held at Lookout Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, interment to be at Lookout.

Contributed by Natalie Huntley

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