Hans Rohde Suicide SF Chronicle 18991207

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Hans Rohde Suicide
SF Chronicle 18991207 - HANGS H1M5ELE Hans Rohde Gommitted Suicide at a...
HANGS H1M5ELE Hans Rohde Gommitted Suicide at a Jlipe - Old Agel Hans Rohde af forroei bijslhess man of this city committed suicide by hanging himself in a stairway ot his home at 25ta Mission street some time yesterday afternoon with a cord from his dressing gown Rohde was 78 years vf age and for a Jong time had been almost helpless from old age and 11 health During the last two years he had not been out of the house where he lived alone with his aged wife The couple have eight sons all of whom axe In business In this city and two married daughters The suicides body was found by Mrs Rohde when she returned home about 6 oclock last night He had not made a noose of the cord with which he ended his life but had attached the cord to the railing of the stairs and placed his chin over it and then by allowing his weight to rest on the cord had slowly strangled himself to death He had been much depressed In spirits for seme time but had never been neard to threaten to make - away with himself The body was quite cold when it was discovered Tha case was reported to the Coroner by son - in - law of the deceased and an Inquest will be held

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 07 Dec 1899, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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  • Hans Rohde Suicide SF Chronicle 18991207

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