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SCHOOL TRUSTEE OFCLOVERDALE KILLS HIMSELF A Cooley Shoota Himself and It Found Dying in Cemetery by Hii Wife Special rHapatrk uTThe Chroalrlc CIOVERDALE July 11 E A Cooley undertaker and one of the oldest and beat known men of thla aeLtlon took hia life this morning by shooting In the Clorerdale cemetery where he had gone to euperlmend aome work He was a trustee of the school district and took an active Interest Interest In the bonding of the district for a new achoolhouae Being unable to sleep this morning he rose about t oclock When he did not return hia wife becoming alarmed found that he had left In hia machine machine and that his gun was gone She started an Immediate eearoh and he in soon found In the cemetery with a bullet wound In the head He was quickly removed to his home snd died within a couple of hours Cooley lived most of his life In Cloverdale and thla community He had the sincerest friendship of everyone everyone and was a public spirited citizen citizen He leaves a widow three sons and a daughter Mrs Oeorge Imrle of this clt Ills oldest son Victor wss formerly formerly In chsrge of a telephone sta tlon in San Franclaco and la now a lieutenant In the algnal corpa in San Diego IDs second son John Is also a lleuteant In the officers training camp at the Presidio

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 17 Jul 1917, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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