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SCHOOL TRUSTEE OFCLOVERDALE KILLS HIMSELF A Cooley Shoota Himself and It Found Dying in Cemetery by Hii Wife rHapatrk uTThe Chroalrlc CIOVERDALE July 11 E A Cooley undertaker and one of the and beat known men of thla aeLtlon took hia life this morning by shooting In the Clorerdale cemetery where he had gone to euperlmend work He was a trustee of the school district and took an active Interest In the bonding of the district a new achoolhouae Being unable to sleep this morning rose about t oclock When he did return hia wife becoming alarmed that he had left In hia machine and that his gun was gone She started an Immediate eearoh and he soon found In the cemetery with 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 the sincerest friendship of everyone and was a public spirited citizen He leaves a widow three sons and daughter Mrs Oeorge Imrle of this Ills oldest son Victor wss formerly formerly In chsrge of a telephone sta 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 the Presidio Seeks Referendum on Grade Crossing Law

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

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