Source: New Brunswick Times
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “M’Kinley’s Guard Dead”
City of publication: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date of publication: 7 January 1914
Volume number: none
Issue number: 5
|“M’Kinley’s Guard Dead.” New Brunswick Times 7 Jan. 1914 n5: p. 7.|
|John McCauley (death); John McCauley.|
|Leon Czolgosz; John McCauley [variant first name below]; William McKinley.|
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.