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Source: New Brunswick Times
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “M’Kinley’s Guard Dead”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date of publication: 7 January 1914
Volume number: none
Issue number: 5
Pagination: 7

 
Citation
“M’Kinley’s Guard Dead.” New Brunswick Times 7 Jan. 1914 n5: p. 7.
 
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Keywords
John McCauley (death); John McCauley.
 
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; John McCauley [variant first name below]; William McKinley.
 
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M’Kinley’s Guard Dead

 

Jack McCauley, Soldier of Fortune, Caught Czolgosz.

     Lafayette, Ind., Jan. 7.—Jack McCauley, soldier of fortune, died at Kansas City, Mo., of typhoid fever.
     McCauley, when a guard at the Pan-American exposition at Buffalo, N. Y., stood beside President McKinley when he was shot by Leon Czolgosz. McCauley held Czolgosz until other officers arrived. For his bravery he received a special medal from the exposition officers and a letter of thanks from congress.
     McCauley served in the Spanish-American war, both in the regular and volunteer service. He served in the Philippines as a regular and was a member of Company C, One Hundred and Sixtieth Indiana volunteers, organized in this city. He also took part in revolutions in Mexico and South America.

 

 


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