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John Merritt Fisher
  Srgeant, United States Army
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JOHN FISHER TOBE BURIED AT ARLINGTON

WASHINGTON, October 14, 1958 – Funeral services for John Merritt Fisher, a member of the Chicago Tribune Washington Bureau who died Monday night, will be held Thursday afternoon in Washington.

Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery, burial ground for military veterans.  Fisher served in the Army in World War II.

Fisher, 46, died as a result of brain injuries suffered in a fall last Tuesday on the rear stairs of his apartment house. He had been with the Tribune’s Washington Bureau for 20 years and with the newspaper since 1934, when he was graduated from Northwestern University.


FISHER, JOHN MERRITT
S/SGT HQ AND HQ DET STA COMP INDIANTOWN GAP PA DEML USA
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/06/1912
DATE OF DEATH: 10/13/1958
BURIED AT: SECTION 38  SITE 3203
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 29 September 2007