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The death of Wilbur Wright...



Item # 680472

June 01, 1912

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 1, 1912

* Aviator Wilbur Wright (Wright Brothers fame)
* Died of Typhoid Fever at the age of 45


This 20 page newspaper has small one column headings on the front page: "Wright's Funeral To-day" and "Business in Dayton, O., Will Be Suspended During Services for Aviator" which tells of the recent death of famous aviation pioneer, Wilbur Wright.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Light browning with minor margin wear, fragile, but otherwise good.

Note: Wilbur's father was deathly afraid his family would die of Typhoid, and always warned them to be careful of the drinking water.

Category: The 20th Century