Winnetka woman killed by taxi last Thursday [Josephine Salmen]
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Apr 1926, p. 12

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Miss Josephine Salmen, a sister of Mrs. Seibert Dietz, of 688 Center street, Winnetka, was struck by a taxicab at Chicago avenue and South boulevard, Evanston, Thursday evening of last week, sustaining injuries from which she died ten minutes later. She was dragged 30 feet, and in addition to a skull fracture, also suffered a deep cut on the chin, a fractured rib and a bone of the leg. She was removed to St. Francis hospital.

Miss Salmen was 40 years old. Besides her sister, she is survived by two brothers, William, of 964 Spruce street, Winnetka and Fred, of California.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, at the home of the sister, conducted by the Rev. James Austin Richards, of the Winnetka Congregational church. Burial was at Memorial Park cemetery.

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Item Types:
Death notices
Date of Publication:
30 Apr 1926
Personal Name(s):
Dietz, Seibert Mrs. ; Richards, James ; Salmen, Fred ; Salmen, Josephine ; Salmen, William
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Winnetka woman killed by taxi last Thursday [Josephine Salmen]