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Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN Storm, Jul 1912 - Three Dead

Minneapolis, Minn., July 13. -- Three persons are dead and thirteen injured and a property loss of $100,000 was caused by one of the most severe storms in years which raged over Hennepin and Ramsey counties (Minneapolis and St. Paul) last night.

The dead are:

Ralph Gillette, aged 30, killed by lightning at the Inter lochen Golf links;

Mrs. Alma Frayer, and Mary Bergman, of Ellsworth, Wis., killed in the collapse of a barn

Scores were injured, several seriously

Daily Commonwealth, Fond Du Lac, WI, 13 Jul 1912



article | by Dr. Radut