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Reedsburg, WI Tornado, Jul 1915

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...Result of the violent tornado storm which swept Wisconsin Saturday night from the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan. ... Three [were killed] at Reedsburg. Of the eight others injured at Reedsburg, two were reported to be dying today. ... At Reedsburg, a dozen houses were demolished.

The Daily Herald, Chicago, IL 18 Jun 1915

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At Reidsburg, [sic] one man was killed and four persons injured.

The known dead to date are: At Reedsburg -- William Schoeman.

Lincoln Daily News, Lincoln, NE 14 Jun 1915



article | by Dr. Radut