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Subject: [GALLAGHER] Thomas Gallagher in Florence county, Wisconsin 1890
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 20:55:43 -0000
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August 30, 1890 Page 4
A desperate attempt to escape was made by three prisoners confined in the Florence county, Wis., jail last week, but owing to the bravery of Deputy Sheriff Keyes, the effort proved only partially successful. Thos. Gallagher was shot and killed by the officer, while Frank Burke and Joseph Wylie managed to get away.
I am not related to this family, just passing on this information which comes from a website called "Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan Newspaper Birth, Marriage and Death Notices." The link for the site is listed below.
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