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Source: Pittsburg Press
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Assassin Once of Natrona”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
Date of publication: 8 September 1901
Volume number: 18
Issue number: 249
Part/Section: 1
Pagination: 2

 
Citation
“Assassin Once of Natrona.” Pittsburg Press 8 Sept. 1901 v18n249: sect. 1, p. 2.
 
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Keywords
Leon Czolgosz (activities, whereabouts, etc.: Natrona, PA); Leon Czolgosz; Czolgosz family; Leon Czolgosz (friends, acquaintances, coworkers, etc.).
 
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; John Long; William McKinley.
 
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Assassin Once of Natrona

 

Czolgosz Lived There and Worked at the Glass Works.

     Leon Czolgosz, the assailant of Presid[e]nt McKinley, was at one time a r[e]sident of Natrona and for a portion of the time was an employe [sic] of the Ta[rentu]m Glass company. The family cam[e] to Natro[n]a from Alpine, Mich., and the fat[h]er was e[m]ployed at the Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing com[p]any’s works at that place. There was a large famil[y] and the father had been married the second time. Leon is remembered b[y] his fellow workmen as a quiet and unassuming boy and they were amazed that he could be in any way connected with anarchism.
     John Long, formerly manager of the glass works, remembers the boy being on the pay roll [sic] and when he saw the name in the paper r[e]marked that it was a familiar one. The family resided in an old log house on the Bra[c]kenridge estate and were considered industrious. They left here about eight years ago and moved to Cleveland. So far as known Czolgosz was about 18 years of age when here and would be about 26 at the present time.

 

 


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