Source: St. Louis Republic
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Unbalanced by Grief”
City of publication: St. Louis, Missouri
Date of publication: 10 September 1901
Volume number: 94
Issue number: 72
|“Unbalanced by Grief.” St. Louis Republic 10 Sept. 1901 v94n72: p. 4.|
|John Thompson; McKinley assassination (related tragedies).|
|William McKinley; John Thompson.|
Unbalanced by Grief
Young Man Killed Himself on Account of Buffalo Tragedy.
Huntington, W. Va., Sept. 9.—John Thompson, aged 25 years, and son of wealthy parents, committed suicide to-day by shooting. He had talked of nothing but the attempted assassination of President McKinley since the occurrence, and it is believed his mind had become unbalanced.