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Francois Harold "Francis" Fleming

Male 1882 - 1918  (36 years)


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  • Name Francois Harold "Francis" Fleming 
    Born 1882  Bothwell, Zone Twp., Kent Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Interesting music, burnt to death 
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    Eby ID Number Waterloo-9323 
    Died 28 Apr 1918  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9323  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

  • Notes 
    • KITCHENER MAN IS REPORTED BURNED TO DEATH

      Detroit, April 29. - Fire exacted death toll of three lives in Detroit during the 24 hours ending Sunday afternoon.

      Francis Harold Fleming of Kitchener. Ont., an armless singer, fell asleep while smoking a cigarette in bed at the Hotel Metropolis early this morning. The bed was a mass of flames when rescuers arrived to bear the terribly burned and unconscious man out of the room. He was taken to the Receiving Hospital where he died within a few hours.

      Fleming. who was on a tour introducing new songs for the Toronto publishing house of Whaley; Royce and Company, was known as "America's armless baritone."

      The other two fire victims were Mrs. Sarah Hatter, 75 years old, and Henry Muell, 33.

      The Chronicle Telegraph, 2 May 1918, p. 3
      JOHN REED DETAINED

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1882 - Bothwell, Zone Twp., Kent Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Apr 1918 - Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
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