Source: Philadelphia Record
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Killed by Attack on President”
City of publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of publication: 11 September 1901
Volume number: none
Issue number: 10783
|“Killed by Attack on President.” Philadelphia Record 11 Sept. 1901 n10783: p. 1.|
|Robert A. Thompson; McKinley assassination (personal response); McKinley assassination (related tragedies).|
|William McKinley; Robert A. Thompson.|
Killed by Attack on President
Shock to Previously Healthy Man in York County Proves Fatal.
York, Pa., Sept. 10.—Robert A. Thompson, of Red Lion, aged 80 years, died last night as the result of shock produced by the news of the attempted assassination of President McKinley.
“It is more than I can bear; it will kill me,” he exclaimed on hearing the news. He was in the best of health previously, but soon became ill and doctors were unable to save his life.