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Waldman, TX Tornado, Apr 1912

ANTHONY, TEXAS, April 20. -- A tornado that followed a path two miles long in the vicinity of Waldman, ten miles southwest of here, today brought death to one person, injured eight others and did damage through loss of farm buildings and live stock, estimated at $15,000.

A. Broyle, a farmer, was killed when the storm destroyed his home, in which he and his family were sheltered. Mrs. Broyle was seriously injured, a son suffered a broken leg and two small children of the family were slightly injured. The house and outbuildings on the farm of a farmer named Borden were carried away by the tornado. Borden, his wife and two children were injured.

The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, IN 21 Apr 1912

article | by Dr. Radut