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Coronor's Hearings
1884 - 1919

DATE: Nov. 6th, 1913
PAGE: 122
NAME OF DECEASED: George M. Lawson
CORONER: T.H. Carmody, Deputy Coroner
INQUEST HELD AT: Roodhouse, Greene Co., IL
NAMES OF JURY: W.A. Campbell; W.A. Jolley; C.A. Spencer; J.W. Wellen; F. M. Patterson
WITNESSES: Frank Sink, Roodhouse…works at C & A ice station; L Watkins of Roodhouse…works at C & A ice station; B.B. Lang, Roodhouse, physician; G.W. Bradley of Slater, Missouri…freight conductor; T.W. Gratjan (?), Slater MO…brakeman; W.N. Spencer, Slater, MO…Locomotive engineer; Frank Windmuller, Roodhouse, Locomotive engineer; Jake Sink, Roodhouse…employed at C & A ice station
VERDICT: Came to his death by being accidentally knocked from the tender of engine No. 421 by bridge across track No.7 in the C & A Railroad yards and being run over by the cars.

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