May 30, 1897 Canton St. Lawrence County New York, USA
Sep. 26, 1957 Potsdam St. Lawrence County New York, USA
Massena Observer, Oct 3, 1957: Lyle Huntress, 57, prominent in civic affairs of Potsdam for years and a veteran of both World War 1 and 2, died suddenly Thursday night, Sept 26, 1957 at the Potsdam hospital, 15 minutes after admittance. Death was attributed to a heart attack. He had a heart condition for the past three years.
Mr. Huntress, a native of DeKalb, during his early life at Potsdam was associated with the Vanness-Sanford Company offices. Later he served as bookkeeper for the LaMar Brothers Coal company. During World War 1, he served in the navy, and during World War 2 he was a member of the draft board of Potsdam, later entering service with the 35th Seabees battalion.
Returning home, he was office manager for a number of years for the Texas Gas Bulk Plant in Norwood, and for the past several years he had been office manager for the Gaines & Sherman Construction Company here. He had never married.
Mr. Huntress was a past president of the Potsdam Rotary Club, a past commander of the Frank Barclay Post American Legion here, a member of Racket River Lodge, F.A.M. and active member of the Methodist Church.
Mr. Huntress is survived by two brothers, Lloyd Huntress of DeKalb and Darrell Huntress of Gouverneur.
Mr. Huntress was born at Canton May 30, 1897 son of Arnold U and Gertrude McRoberts Huntress.