Source: Manila Times
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Funeral of the Late President”
City of publication: Manila, Philippines
Date of publication: 22 September 1901
Volume number: 2
Issue number: 160
|“Funeral of the Late President.” Manila Times 22 Sept. 1901 v2n160: p. 1.|
|McKinley funeral services (Canton, OH).|
|William McKinley; Theodore Roosevelt.|
Funeral of the Late President
The Whole Nation Represented at the Grave Side. All Business
Ceremony Extremely Touching and Simple.—Immense Crowds Gather to Pay
LONDON, September 20.—Included in the funeral
procession of the late President McKinley were Mr. Roosevelt, members of the
Cabinet, the civic, military, social and commercial organizations.
At the grave side the simple Methodist burial service was read and the ceremony was touching in the extreme.
Immense crowds turned out to pay their last respects to the martyred President.
Business was suspended for the day throughout the whole of the United States.