Chester R. Uhler
L. Allen Uhler
Edwin L. Uhler
Easton Express, Saturday, August 20, 1942, page 28
J. L. Uhler, 54, Dies Suddenly in Hotel Lobby
Forks Township Man Active in Democratic Politics
Jeremiah Lloyd Uhler, 54, years old of 1323 Butler Street, died suddenly at 7:15 last evening while sitting in the lobby of the Hotel Lafayette, Fourth and Northampton Streets. He seemed to be in good health last evening when he dressed and left his boarding place to 6:30 and drove in his automobile to Fourth and Northampton Street. He parked his car by the Lafayette Trust Company and went into the hotel. He expected to go to work today for the Bethlehem Steel Company.
He was seen to slump in his chair and died in about five minutes. Dr. D. F. Bachman, of Bethlehem, Coroner, of Northampton county, gave a certificate of death due to coronary occlusion.
Dr. George S. Smith, of 81 Berwick street, was called to the hotel and pronounced the man dead. Officers Schwarz assisted Coroner in the investigation.
Mr. Uhler was born in Forks Township, a son of the late Marcus and Elizabeth Richards Uhler. He would have reached the age of 55 years on Sept 26.
He lived in formed Township and Easton all his life and was well known through the county. He engaged in farming, held a clerical position in Philadelphia, was assessor and tax collector in Forks Township and during the Wilson administration served as Prohibition agent. For the last three years he was a clerk in the office of Recorder of Deeds Charles L. Young, at the Court House. He was active in Democratic politics, served on the election board in Forks and was a member of the Democratic county Committee for that township. He was a member of the Lutheran congregation, Forks church and the Jacksonian Democratic Association; also Easton Lodge, B. P. O. Elks and the Artisans of Philadelphia.
His wife Mrs. Mary Walston Uhler, died eight years ago. He is survived by two daughters, Miss Dorothy Uhler of New York City and Mrs. Gladys DeMoore, wife of Capt Eugene DeMoore, U.S. Army and stationed at Camp Beauregard, La. He also leaves two brothers, L. Allen Uhler, of chestnut Hill, Forks Township, and Dr. Chester R. Uhler, of Washington, D. C.