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Houston, TX White Oak Bayou Drowning, May 1930

Boy Swimmer Drowns.

HOUSTON, Texas, May 15 (AP).---Seized with cramps, J. W. Kern, 9, was drowned on the swirling waters of White Oak Bayou in Houston Heights Thursday afternoon while swimming with three companions. Searching parties and divers had not recovered the body early Thursday night.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 16 May 1930



article | by Dr. Radut