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October 28, 1907, Oakland Tribune, Oakland, California
JOHN P. BARRETT DIES SUDDENLY
Billiant Newspaper Editor Is Striken by Apoplexy and Passes Away.
SAN FRANCISCO, October 28. John P. Barrett, news editor of the San Francisco Examiner, and one of the widest known and most capable of newspapermen in the United States, died suddenly shortly after 1 o'clock today.
He was seized with a stroke of apoplexy at Van Ness Avenue and Eddy street. He was taken to his home on Fell street in an automobile and three physicians were summond.
Their efforts were unavailable.
A widow and little daughter survive him.