robert s hammaker accident shooting 1915- 1930 father william

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robert s hammaker accident shooting 1915- 1930 father william  - CITY SCHOOLBOY FATALLY SHOT ON OUTING AT CAMP...
CITY SCHOOLBOY FATALLY SHOT ON OUTING AT CAMP Robert S. Hammaker, Wil liam Penn Student, Accidentally Killed J. Franklin Oakley. ROBERT S. HAMMAKER Robert S. Hammaker 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hammaker, 2809 North Second street, died last night in the Coudersport Hospital, three hours after he had been shot with a .22 caliber bullet which was accidentally discharged as he was trying to nide the gun. Hanuuaker, a William Penn . High School student, was shooting mark with three other youths, one .of whom was , his host, George P, Donehoo. Jr., son of Dr. and Mrs. George P. Donehoo, 2230 North Second street. The boys were camping near Coudersport where Hammaker had gone Friday to join Donehoo. Last evening the youths went for a short automobile ride and stopped to shoot mark. It is reported that when the boys heard another automobile an proachlng they attempted to hide the rifle in their car,' and Ham maker's gun discharged the bullet, striking him behind the left ear and entering the brain. , Funeral Wednesday Funeral services will., be held Wednesday at 11 o'clock at 'the home. 'Burial will be in the East Harrisburg Cemetery. His parents and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Miller Michael, this city, survive. MM i a r'H .'if PC

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 23 Jun 1930, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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