Third Tragedy in Family

Chicago Tribune

The shooting marked the third tragedy in the Minahan family within recent years. N uncle, William E. Minahan, an attorney, perished when the steamship Titanic was sunk in 1912. And, according to reports from Green Bay, the boy’s mother was killed by a Chicago and Northwestern train near her home ten years ago. It was never definitely established whether the mother’s death was due to accident of suicide.

Chicago Tribune, Thursday, Feb. 19, 1925, p. 1:

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William Edward Minahan
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