The date of service was 2 April 1918
KY Death Certificate #016-07574

Obituary - Courier Journal newspaper, Louisville, KY
Monday 1 April 1918


Former Paymaster in U. S. Army Was Once Prominent Louisville Banker

Maj. William Tillman, 84 years old, died Saturday night after an illness of but a few days at his apartment, 943 South Fourth Street. Maj. Tillman was born in Geneva, NY on September 20, 1834. He came to Louisville about forty-five years ago and a score of years ago was a prominent banker of this city. Prior to his coming here Maj. Tillman was a paymaster in the United States army at the outbreak of the War between the States. He married Miss Mary Steele, who came from a prominent Louisville family. Maj. Tillman was the brother-in-law of the late Charles H. Petit, who was the head of the Robinson-Petit Company, and the late Col. Sanford C. Kellogg, who was in the United States army. Maj. Tillman is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Clifford T. Woodrow, of Cincinnati; Mrs. William Kahnweller, of Montclair, NJ; Mrs. John Matthews, of Larchmont, NY and Mrs. Horace B. Wilson, of Dallas, TX. Mrs. Woodrow arrived in this city yesterday and the other daughters are expected to arrive to-day. Funeral arrangements will be made upon their arrival.

Courier Journal newspaper, Tuesday 2 April 1918

TILLMAN - Saturday, March 30, William Tillman, aged 83 years.

Funeral Tuesday at 3 p.m. from the residence of the Misses Peitet, 1310 Fourth Avenue. Burial private.