Gramps ID E1869
Date 1895-10-09
Place Shelburn, Indiana


DIED ON DUTY. Perry Siner Falls Over Just as the Whistle Blows. Shelburn. Ind , Oct 10 —Commodore Perry Siner, an engineer at the Kettle Creek Coal company, dropped dead at his post of duty last evening as the whistle blew for 5 o'clock. Joe Thorp rung the bell, signaling that he was coming up. When he was landed safe on top the engineer fell deed at the lever, with the engine on center. He was a prominent Odd Fellow and this was regular meeting night. He had been enjoying good health. The family was so overcome with grief last evening it was difficult to learn the particulars.

Source References

  1. The Fort Wayne Sentinel [S0101]
      • Date: 1895-10-10
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  1. Siner, Commodore Perry [I0750]