Monday, January 20, 2014

1944 :: Death of R.W.H. Kennon


R.W.H. Kennon, pioneer Texas publisher and former Editor of The Cameron Herald and Rockdale Reporter, died in Cisco at 1 a.m. Wednesday, January 19, 1944. Mr. Kennon, advanced in age, suffered a pneumonia attack some weeks ago and was in a hospital in Ranger. Funeral services will be held there Thursday, January 20, with interment in the Cisco cemetery. Mr. Kennon was an uncle of Ben Kennon of Cameron and a brother of the late C.B. Kennon. He established the Rockdale Reporter more than 40 years ago. At one time he edited and published The Herald and was with the plant at Cisco for a long time. The Cameron Herald (Cameron, Texas), January 20, 1944, Page 1

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