Source: Burlington Hawk-Eye
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Died from Grief”
City of publication: Burlington, Iowa
Date of publication: 27 September 1901
Volume number: 63
Issue number: 94
|“Died from Grief.” Burlington Hawk-Eye 27 Sept. 1901 v63n94: p. 2.|
|Caleb Harvey; William McKinley (death: personal response); McKinley assassination (related tragedies).|
|Caleb Harvey; William McKinley.|
Died from Grief
Old Resident of Indiana Shed Tears over Assassination of McKinley.
Laporte, Ind., Sept. 26.—Caleb Harvey, an old and wealthy resident died to-day, a direct result of grieving over the assassination and death of McKinley. Physicians say he literally cried himself to death. He wept for hours continuously. While in paroxysms of grief his suffering was intense. It was impossible to control or assuage his grief and to the hour of dissolution he wailed constantly. Physicians consider the case without precedent.