GLAVES, Robert Christie died January 15, 1947

ROBERT CHRISTIE GLAVES, son of James Ren and Olivia N. Glaves was born near Lewistown, Dec. 27, 1871 and passed away at the home of his daughter, Jan. 15, 1947 at the age of 75 years and 19 days.  Early in his life he united with the Christian church at Lewistown where his membership remained until his death. 

Mr. Glaves grew to manhood in the Lewistown vicinity and married Alice Hubbard on June 17, 1896.  To this union two children were born, Archie H. of Toledo, Ohio and Charlotte Dyer of Lewistown.

He is preceded in death by five of his brothers and three sisters.  Besides the widow and two children he is survived by a nephew, Frank Hubbard of Dewitt, Iowa who was reared by the family from the age of 9 to manhood; five grandchildren, Mary, Robert and Margaret Dyer of Lewistown and Elizabeth and Dick Glaves of Toledo, O.; five brothers, Emmett of Quincy, Ill., Charley of Eugene, Ore, Albert of Los Angeles, Calif.; Arch of Porterville, Calif. and Frank of Lewistown; one sister, Mrs. Daisy Wilson of Lewistown and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Mr. Glaves lived his entire life in Lewis County being engaged in farming near Lewistown for 50 years.  Having been a breeder of Hereford cattle for nearly 40 years, he had many friends among the cattle breeders throughout the cornbelt states.

Mr. Glaves attended many national gatherings of Hereford breeders and at least three times brought home the national grand champion prize on his exhibits.  His enthusiastic interest in the breeding of superior Herefords was a real contribution to production of better beef animals all over the nation.  Hereford cattle were not Mr. Glaves only interest in fine livestock.  At one time he was owner and trainer of some of the best horses in the state.  He was also one of the most progressive farmers of his day and was always first in his community to adopt new methods and machinery in operating his farm.