Publication information

Daily Picayune
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Parents Are Russian Poles”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: New Orleans, Louisiana
Date of publication: 12 September 1901
Volume number: 65
Issue number: 231
Part/Section: 1
Pagination: 2

“Parents Are Russian Poles.” Daily Picayune 12 Sept. 1901 v65n231: part 1, p. 2.
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Leon Czolgosz (family background).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; William McKinley.

Parents Are Russian Poles

     Cleveland, O., Sept. 11.—According to the statement of the canvasser of the Cleveland Directory Company, the parents of Leon Czolgosz, the would-be assassin of President McKinley, are Russian Poles. The canvasser has covered the foreign settlement in Newburg for a number of years and he says he knows of what he speaks.
     “In 1896,” said the canvasser, “the Czolgosz family of to-day gave their names as Czolgowski.”