George W. Rudio Buffalo, NY native George Rudio was an up-and-coming businessman in Omaha at the turn of the 20th century. He was the western agent for the Kirk Soap Company and had recently purchased a handsome home in Omaha after having lived in Council Bluffs the previous 20 years. He and his wife were heading to Chicago via the Omaha Flyer for an annual business meeting when their train collided with a freight train west of Chicago. The Rudios were among four people killed in the crash. They left behind one daughter, Lulu, who as the office manager for his company.
Peter N. Meilhede Peter Meilhede and his wife, Anne, arrived in Omaha in 1860 after immigrating from Denmark. The couple had four children— Carrie, Peter Jr., Emmet and Nena, though Peter did not live long enough to witness the birth of his youngest daughter, Nena. A tailor, Peter died at age 42. His wife went on to live to 87, outliving two of her children. Anne Meilhede was a member of the Douglas County Pioneer Society. Both of the sons worked many years for the Union Pacific Railroad.
Julius Rudowsky Julius Rudowsky was one of the oldest German citizens in Omaha at the time of his passing in 1898. He arrived in Omaha in 1856 and was twice elected to the City Council. A carpenter by trade, Rudowsky became a property owner, acquiring the entire block on 20th Street between Pierce Street and Woolworth Avenue and several other properties. A member of the Odd Fellows Lodge for 30 years, Rudowsky left behind his wife, Margaret, one son and three daughters.
Patrick F. Havey Patrick "Patsey" Havey was a sergeant with the Omaha Police Department and, for many years, the jailer at the police headquarters at 11th and Dodge. He was once lampooned by a humor columnist in the Omaha World-Herald as "the prince" of hosts. "Mr. Havey has entertained more people than any other social leader in the city," the author stated. After his police career, Havey was a special officer with the Federal Reserve Bank in Omaha. His wife, Mary, came to Omaha at age 10, when her father was appointed postmaster at Fort Omaha.
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