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Politicians Killed While Hunting or Fishing

Very incomplete list!

in chronological order

  George Washington Barnett (1793-1848) — also known as G. W. Barnett — of Texas. Born in South Carolina, December 12, 1793. Served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Washington, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Washington, 1837-43. Presbyterian. Killed by Lipan-Apache Indians while hunting deer near Gonzales, Gonzales County, Tex., October 8, 1848 (age 54 years, 301 days). Interment at Old Cemetery, Gonzales, Tex.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Richardson A. Scurry (1811-1862) — of Texas. Born in Gallatin, Sumner County, Tenn., November 11, 1811. Democrat. Served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; judge of Texas Republic, 1840-41; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1842-44; U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1851-53; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Accidentally shot himself in the foot while hunting, in August 1854; the wound never healed and became infected; though his leg was later amputated, he died as a result in Hempstead, Waller County, Tex., April 9, 1862 (age 50 years, 149 days). Interment at Hempstead Cemetery, Hempstead, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Claiborne Hooper Phillips (1847-1886) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in 1847. Mayor of Nashville, Tenn., 1883-86. Accidentally shot and killed while on a hunting trip, near Britton, Marshall County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), September 10, 1886 (age about 39 years). Burial location unknown.
  Thomas Taylor Minor (1844-1889) — also known as Thomas T. Minor — of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Wash.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born, of American parents, in Manepy, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), February 20, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; physician; one of the founders of the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railroad; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington Territory, 1880; mayor of Port Townsend, Wash., 1881; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1887-88. Member, Freemasons. Last seen traveling by canoe to Whidbey Island, with others, on a duck huting trip, and was never heard from again; presumed drowned in a watercraft accident, in Puget Sound, December 2, 1889 (age 45 years, 285 days). His canoe was recovered, but his remains were not found.
  Relatives: Son of Eastman Strong Minor and Judith (Manchester) Minor (1814-1900); married, August 20, 1872, to Sarah Montgomery (1840-1931); grandfather of Thomas Minor Pelly (1902-1973).
  Political family: Moriarty-Minor family of Seattle, Washington.
  The T.T. Minor School (built 1890, demolished 1940, rebuilt 1941, closed 2010, renovated and reopened 2016), in Seattle, Washington, is named for him.  — Minor Avenue, in Seattle, Washington, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Ray Hamilton (1851-1890) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 18, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1881, 1886-89; in July 1889, while staying in Atlantic City, he was caught in a national scandal, after his wife, Eva, stabbed a nurse; she was arrested and tried; it came out that Eva was still married to another man, that she had bought a baby for $10 and told Hamilton he was the father, to induce him to marry her; when this was publicized, Hamilton sued for divorce; as the case dragged on, he moved to Wyoming to help a friend establish a hotel. While on a hunting trip, he drowned while attempting to ford the Snake River, in Uinta County (part now in Teton County), Wyo., August 23, 1890 (age 39 years, 158 days). Original interment somewhere in Teton County, Wyo.; reinterment in 1892 at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Schuyler Hamilton (1822-1903) and Cornelia (Ray) Hamilton (1829-1867); grandnephew of James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878); great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton; great-grandnephew of Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; second great-grandson of Philip John Schuyler; second great-grandnephew of Stephen John Schuyler, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and Robert Van Rensselaer; third great-grandson of Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); fourth great-grandson of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fourth great-grandnephew of Jacobus Van Cortlandt; fifth great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); fifth great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston the Elder; first cousin twice removed of Philip Schuyler; first cousin thrice removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer; first cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Volkert Petrus Douw, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, James Livingston and Killian Killian Van Rensselaer; first cousin five times removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston and Philip P. Schuyler; first cousin six times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Henry Walter Livingston; second cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847) and Maturin Livingston; second cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, James Jay, John Jay, Frederick Jay and Peter Samuel Schuyler; second cousin five times removed of Matthew Clarkson; third cousin once removed of Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer and John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Peter Gansevoort, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gerrit Smith and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; third cousin thrice removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Peter Augustus Jay and William Jay; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, James Adams Ekin, John Jacob Astor III, Charles Ludlow Livingston and Bronson Murray Cutting.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alson Bailey Abbott (1844-1894) — also known as Alson B. Abbott — of Queensbury, Warren County, N.Y.; Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Andover, Essex County, Mass., November 3, 1844. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1878; president, Canton Bridge Company. While cleaning a shotgun for hunting, it accidentally discharged, killing him, in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., August 27, 1894 (age 49 years, 297 days). Interment at Pineview Cemetery, Queensbury, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William F. Abbott (1814-1896) and Sarah Job (Abbott) Abbott (1818-1863); married 1873 to Sarah Morgan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
William E. Russell William Eustis Russell (1857-1896) — also known as William E. Russell — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., January 6, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; Governor of Massachusetts, 1891-94; defeated, 1888, 1889. Died suddenly, in a fishing camp near Grand-Pabos (now Chandler), Quebec, July 14, 1896 (age 39 years, 190 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Married, June 3, 1885, to Margaret Swan; father of Richard Manning Russell (1891-1977).
  Cross-reference: Charles Warren
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Alfred Eliab Buck (1832-1902) — also known as Alfred E. Buck; A. E. Buck — of Alabama; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Foxcroft (now part of Dover-Foxcroft), Piscataquis County, Maine, February 7, 1832. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1868; U.S. Representative from Alabama 1st District, 1869-71; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1888, 1892, 1896; Georgia Republican state chair, 1896; U.S. Minister to Japan, 1897. Died suddenly, from paralysis of the heart, while on an imperial duck shoot, near Tokyo, Japan, December 4, 1902 (age 70 years, 300 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Elmira (Todd) Buck (1796-1894) and Benjamin Thomas Buck (1798-1888); married 1864 to Ellen B. Boker.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Athelston Gaston (1838-1907) — of Meadville, Crawford County, Pa. Born in Castile, Wyoming County, N.Y., April 24, 1838. Democrat. Mayor of Meadville, Pa., 1891; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 26th District, 1899-1901. Accidentally hit by gunshot while on a hunting trip at Lake Edward, Quebec, September 23, 1907 (age 69 years, 152 days). Interment at Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Thankful C. Hammond (1836-1903).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Henry Gaus (1840-1909) — also known as Charles H. Gaus — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, September 1, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; druggist; mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1902-08; New York state comptroller, 1909; died in office 1909. German ancestry. Died, from pneumonia, in a hunting lodge on Long Lake, in the Laurentian Mountains, Quebec, October 31, 1909 (age 69 years, 60 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article
William W. McIntire William Watson McIntire (1850-1912) — also known as William W. McIntire — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa., June 30, 1850. Republican. Machinist; insurance agent; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1897-99. Episcopalian. Scotch-Irish and German ancestry. Died on a boat while fishing in the Middle River (or Gunpowder River), Baltimore County, Md., March 30, 1912 (age 61 years, 274 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Married to Hortense Hay Hardesty (1865-1933).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  William Bruce MacMaster, Jr. (1875-1912) — also known as William B. MacMaster, Jr. — of New York. Born, of American parents, in Colombia, June 28, 1875. Rancher; U.S. Vice Consul in Cartagena, 1904-08; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Cartagena, 1908-12, died in office 1912; stabbed by two Colombians in the summer of 1909; pressed charges against his attackers, one of whom was an influential newspaper editor; arrested by Colombian authorities in June 1910 on charges that, years earlier, he shot a a Colombian citizen, in what he said was self-defense; initially acquitted, then found guilty, then exonerated by a higher court. While hunting alone, was shot multiple times and killed by an unknown assassin, near Cartagena, Colombia, August 11, 1912 (age 37 years, 44 days). Interment at Church and Convent of Santo Domingo, Cartagena, Colombia.
  Relatives: Son of William Bruce MacMaster (1838-1891).
Paul O. Husting Paul Oscar Adolph Husting (1866-1917) — also known as Paul O. Husting — of Mayville, Dodge County, Wis. Born in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis., April 25, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; Dodge County District Attorney, 1903-06; member of Wisconsin state senate 13th District, 1907-14; U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1915-17; died in office 1917; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). French, Luxemburgian, and Menominee Indian ancestry. Accidentally shot in the back by his brother Gustave, when he stood up in his boat while duck hunting on Rush Lake, and died soon after in a nearby farmhouse, near Pickett, Winnebago County, Wis., October 21, 1917 (age 51 years, 179 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Mayville, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of John P. Husting and Mary M. (Juneau) Husting; grandson of Solomon Juneau (1793-1856).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
Theodore A. Bell Theodore Arlington Bell (1872-1922) — also known as Theodore A. Bell — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Vallejo, Solano County, Calif., July 25, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from California 2nd District, 1903-05; defeated, 1904; candidate for Governor of California, 1906 (Democratic), 1910 (Democratic), 1918 (Independent); delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1908 (Temporary Chair; speaker), 1912 (speaker). While returning from a hunting trip, was killed in an automobile accident near San Rafael, Marin County, Calif., September 4, 1922 (age 50 years, 41 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, St. Helena, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Bell and Catherine Jane (Mills) Bell; married, April 23, 1899, to Annie M. Muller.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1908
  Elon Rouse Brown (1857-1922) — also known as Elon R. Brown — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Stone Mills, Orleans, Jefferson County, N.Y., October 7, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; counsel to the Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 22nd District, 1894; member of New York state senate 35th District, 1898-1904, 1913-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900, 1904, 1916, 1920. Opposed woman suffrage and alcohol prohibition. While duck hunting from a small boat, he suffered a heart attack and died, at Fox Island, Cape Vincent, Jefferson County, N.Y., September 24, 1922 (age 64 years, 352 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Elon Galusha Brown and Lucretia (Rouse) Brown; married, November 25, 1882, to Ettella B. Greene.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Coke Mann (1880-1931) — of South Carolina. Born in Lowndesville, Abbeville County, S.C., November 21, 1880. Democrat. U.S. Representative from South Carolina 8th District, 1919-21. While returning from a hunting trip, was accidentally shot and killed, near Rowesville, Orangeburg County, S.C., November 11, 1931 (age 50 years, 355 days). Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery, Orangeburg, S.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Melville Clyde Kelly (1883-1935) — also known as M. Clyde Kelly; "Father of Air Mail" — of Edgewood, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Bloomfield, Muskingum County, Ohio, August 4, 1883. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1910-13; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1913-15, 1917-35 (30th District 1913-15, 1917-23, 33rd District 1923-33, 31st District 1933-35). Presbyterian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. On returning from a frog hunting trip, was injured when a rifle he was cleaning accidentally fired; he died one week later, in a hospital at Punxsutawney, Jefferson County, Pa., April 29, 1935 (age 51 years, 268 days). Interment at Mahoning Union Cemetery, Marchand, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Kelly and Mary C. (Clark) Kelly; married 1917 to Vida Ruth Clementson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
George W. Borowitz George W. Borowitz (1870-1938) — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis. Born in Germany, December 7, 1870. Tailor; mayor of Wausau, Wis., 1935-38. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Catholic Order of Foresters; Eagles; Elks. While on a hunting and fishing trip, he and three other men from Wausau (N. P. Beck, Herman Belter, and J. William Delaney) drowned when their boat capsized, in Island Lake, Vilas County, Wis., November 12, 1938 (age 67 years, 340 days). The overturned boat was found two days later; the bodies were recovered from the lake the following April. Interment at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Wausau, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Borowitz and Hulda (Lambs) Borowitz; married, January 20, 1899, to Josephine Kroupa.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Appleton (Wis.) Post-Crescent, November 14, 1938
  David Wilmer Steele (1899-1940) — also known as David W. Steele — of Ocean View, Sussex County, Del. Born in Sussex County, Del., 1899. Republican. Poultry raiser; banker; member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County 4th District, 1937-40; died in office 1940. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Tall Cedars of Lebanon. While fishing off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland, he and his wife were killed in an explosion and fire aboard their cruiser, the Lure, in the North Atlantic Ocean, October 7, 1940 (age about 41 years). Interment at Mariners Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Ocean View, Del.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Calhoun Phillips (1870-1943) — also known as John C. Phillips — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Vermont, Fulton County, Ill., November 13, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; Governor of Arizona, 1929-31. Suffered a heart attack, while fishing on Lake Mary, and died soon after, in Flagstaff Hospital, Flagstaff, Coconino County, Ariz., June 25, 1943 (age 72 years, 224 days). Interment somewhere in Prescott, Ariz.
  Presumably named for: John C. Calhoun
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Phillips and Elizabeth (Wood) Phillips; married to Minnie Rexroat.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Earl Wilcox Snell (1895-1947) — also known as Earl Snell — of Arlington, Gilliam County, Ore. Born near Olex, Gilliam County, Ore., July 11, 1895. Republican. Secretary of state of Oregon, 1935-43; Governor of Oregon, 1943-47; died in office 1947. While flying to southern Oregon on a hunting trip, along with Secretary of State Robert S. Farrell, Jr. and State Senate President Marshall E. Cornett, was killed when the small plane crashed in stormy weather near Dog Lake, Lake County, Ore., October 28, 1947 (age 52 years, 109 days). Interment at Belcrest Memorial Park, Salem, Ore.
  Robert S. Farrell, Jr. (c.1906-1947) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born about 1906. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1940, 1944; secretary of state of Oregon, 1943-47; died in office 1947. While flying to southern Oregon on a hunting trip, along with Gov. Earl Snell and State Senate President Marshall E. Cornett, was killed when the small plane crashed in stormy weather, near Dog Lake, Lake County, Ore., October 28, 1947 (age about 41 years). Interment at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Marshall E. Cornett (c.1899-1947) — of Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Ore. Born about 1899. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1944; member of Oregon state senate, 1947; died in office 1947. While flying to southern Oregon on a hunting trip, along with Gov. Earl Snell and Secretary of State Robert S. Farrell, Jr. was killed with the small plane crashed in stormy weather, near Dog Lake, Lake County, Ore., October 28, 1947 (age about 48 years). Burial location unknown.
  Clarence A. Dahle (1894-1949) — also known as "Whiff" — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., January 22, 1894. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 57, 1933-36; member of Minnesota state senate 57th District, 1937-49; died in office 1949. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Elks. During a fishing trip, he drowned while swimming off an island in Lake Kabetogama, St. Louis County, Minn., July 26, 1949 (age 55 years, 185 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1922 to Helen C. Jenswold.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Albert Denis Cash (1897-1952) — also known as Albert D. Cash — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, August 21, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1948-51. Catholic. Was fishing when a freak storm overturned his boat and drowned him, on a lake in Michigan, August 2, 1952 (age 54 years, 347 days). Burial location unknown.
  Clellan S. Forsythe (1895-1953) — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Houtzdale, Clearfield County, Pa., March 6, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; automobile dealer; member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 2nd District, 1945-48. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons. On a hunting trip, he suffered a heart attack while sitting in his Jeep, holding a shotgun, which accidentally discharged, hitting him in the chest and killing him, on Fox Island, Cape Vincent, Jefferson County, N.Y., September 18, 1953 (age 58 years, 196 days). Burial location unknown.
  Kenneth Frank Cramer (1894-1954) — also known as Kenneth F. Cramer — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y., October 3, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; coal business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wethersfield, 1929-32; member of Connecticut state senate, 1933-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1936; general in the U.S. Army during World War II. Member, American Legion; Purple Heart; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of the War of 1812; Sons of Union Veterans; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary. Died, from a heart attack, while hunting, in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, February 20, 1954 (age 59 years, 140 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Henry Cramer and Stella Sophia (Brown) Cramer; married, January 3, 1920, to Ruth Rose Fuller.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Raleigh W. Falbe (1890-1957) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., March 21, 1890. Republican. Police officer; restaurant and tavern operator; real estate broker; insurance agent; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 15th District, 1949-54. Suffered a heart attack, while duck hunting on Rush Lake, and died five days later in Ripon Municipal Hospital, Ripon, Fond du Lac County, Wis., October 6, 1957 (age 67 years, 199 days). Interment at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield, Wis.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Warren Perley Knowles (1908-1993) — also known as Warren P. Knowles — of New Richmond, St. Croix County, Wis.; Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in River Falls, Pierce County, Wis., August 19, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state senate 10th District, 1941-54; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1972; Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, 1955-59, 1961-63; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1956; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1957; Governor of Wisconsin, 1965-71. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Eagles; Kiwanis. Suffered a heart attack at the end of a day of fishing, during the annual "Governor's Open" fishing tournament, and died soon after at Black River Memorial Hospital, Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wis., May 1, 1993 (age 84 years, 255 days). His body was donated to the Medical College of Wisconsin.
  Relatives: Brother of Robert P. Knowles (1916-1985); married 1943 to Dorothy C. Guidry (divorced 1968).
  See also NNDB dossier
  Stanley Jarolin (c.1933-2000) — Born about 1933. Democrat. Plumbing and heating contractor; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1983-98; defeated in primary, 1998. While fishing with a friend, their boat capsized; he made it to shore but died soon after from a heart attack, in Luzerne County, Pa., May 13, 2000 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
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