Fatally Hurt

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This photobooth image and the newspaper clipping below were found together on eBay.  According to the unsourced article, “Albert Meadows, 28, of 78 Lagrave-av., S.E., was fatally injured near Mancelona when the car on whose bumper he was standing was struck by another automobile.  Meadows died in Petoskey hospital.”

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Albert Dean Meadows was born November 9, 1909, in Powell County, Kentucky, the son of Charles Walker and Malinda (Tipton) Meadows.  Tragically, he died on Christmas day 1937 and left a widow, Ruby (nee Losey), and a six-year-old son, Charles Selby, to mourn the loss.  He is buried near his parents in Mancelona.

Sources:
Census records
Find a Grave
U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims

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