Crawford, Mills (Died on 21 May 1921)
appeared in Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 1921, p. 1


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William Aho, caretaker of the "Port of Missing Men" clubhouse in Wilmette harbor, Sunday morning recovered the body of Mills Crawford, 17-year-old Winnetka boy and student of New Trier High School, at the mouth of the Drainage channel at the foot of Central avenue. Crawford was drowned Saturday, May 21, when a sailing canoe he was operating capsized a mile off the Kenilworth shore. He lost his life in a vain attempt to swim ashore. Charles Chickering, Jr., a companion in the boat, arrived safely on shore after a desperate swim. Crawford was an expert swimmer and a member of the swimming team at New Trier. The canoe was located Sunday by the crew of the U.S. Life Saving station at Evanston.


Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Newspaper
Item Types:
Death notices
Clippings
Date of Publication:
10 Jun 1921
Date Of Event:
21 May 1921
Last Name(s):
Crawford
Local identifier:
Wilmette.BMD.8140
Language of Item:
English
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Wilmette, IL
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Crawford, Mills (Died on 21 May 1921)