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Obituary of Lawrence Morgan - August 30, 1930


Burns froim High Power Wire Fatal

Lawrence Morgan, Injured at Oshkosh, to be buried at Hollandtown.

Lawrence Morgan 27 years old, of the town of Morrison, Brown-co, who died of burns Saturday after vcoming in contact with a high tension wire Friday at Oshkosh, will be buried at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning from S. Francis church, Hollandtown.

Morgan an employe of the Wisconsin Public Service company, Oshkosh, was trimming trees when a wire carrying 66,000 volts fell on the tree on which he was working.  Other workmen pulled him from the tree and worked over him several hours.

The body was taken to Kaukauna and taken from the Fargo Funeral home to the John Flynn residence in Hollandtown.

Survivors of Morgan are his widow, two children, Ruth and Thomas; his father, Cornelius Morgan of Morrison; one brother Norbert of Lark, Brown Co; four sisters: Mrs Pat Cavanaugh, Manitowoc; Miss Cathrine Morgan, Green Bay; Mrs. Roland Couliard, Milwaukee; and Miss Margaret Morgan of Lark.

Submitted by: Pat Matzke