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Hubbs, Charles d. 1926

HUBBS

Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 10/28/2006 at 21:02:15

Boy Hangs Self
At State Farm

Charles Hubbs, 12 year old boy, mentally and physically deficient, a patient at the State Hospital near Woodward, ended his life by hanging himself Tuesday forenoon.

The lad went into a cloak room in the hospital in a fit of despondency, got on a chair, attatched [sic] one end of his belt to an iron pipe and swung off. He probobly [sic] could have been saved by his companions had they realized the necessity of hurring [sic], but they called assistance first. When attendants arrived the boy was dead. 

The deceased was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubbs of Valeria, Iowa. He had spent some time at Eldora before coming to the hospital at Woodward.

(Ogden Reporter, front page, Jan. 7, 1926.)


 

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