Local man drowns when he falls from bridge [R. H. McCullough]
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Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Oct 1926, p. 11


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R. H. McCullough, of the Central hotel, was drowned when he fell from the Glenview road bridge over the north branch of the Chicago river last Sunday. McCullough, who had lived in Wilmette for about two years, was thought to have been sitting on the railing of the bridge and to have suddenly become ill and fallen into the water. He was removed from the stream by M. H. Hoffman, who lives nearby, but efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. An inquest was held Monday at which a verdict of accidental death by drowning was returned. McCullough leaves a wife and two sons, residents of Racine, Wis., where the body was shipped for burial.


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Date of Publication:
8 Oct 1926
Personal Name(s):
Hoffman, M. H. ; McCullough, R. H. ; McCullough, R. H. Mrs.
Local identifier:
Wilmette.News.267940
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Local man drowns when he falls from bridge [R. H. McCullough]