SNAPPER GARRISON DIES INMIAMI BEACH
Well Known Greyhound Racing Official Sucumbs After An Appendicitis Operation
MIAMI BEACH, Florida – March 24, 1936 – Edward M. (Snapper) Garrison, one of America's bestknown greyhound racing officials, died in a hospital here today after an emergency operation for a ruptured appendix.
Staring in thesport in 1922 at the old Hialeah track, under the late P. P. Smith, one of mechanical racing's founders, Mr. Garrison had served as racing supervisor in New Jersey and Massachusetts as well as Florida.
Funeral service will be held here on Thursday. Burial will take place in Arlington National Cemetery.
GARRISON, EDWARD MASIONTE
QM1CL NAVAL VOLUNTEERS US NAVY
- DATE OF DEATH: 03/24/1936
- BURIED AT: SECTION FLD D SITE 6677
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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