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Andrew Philip Kehoe
Birth: Feb. 1, 1872
Clinton
Lenawee County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 18, 1927
Bath
Clinton County
Michigan, USA

Bath School Disaster Bomber. He was the School Board Treasurer, the building's maintenance man and school bus driver when he was not working his farm. He was interested in explosives and had been involved with them in the military. Kehoe became angry over the increase in school taxes which be blamed for his financial woes. It is believed his mad act was caused when he became obsessed with a desire for revenge on the School Board. As his mind descended into the depths of evil, he used hundreds of pounds of dynamite and wire to blow up the school, killing 39 people(mostly children), and injuring 95, most of whom were all the school-age children of the very small community. Earlier in that same morning he had also murdered his wife, Nellie and blew up his house and barn. He then drove the school bus with many of the students to school. When he dropped them off, he was heard to say, "Well kids, this is your last day." He then went home and, after the intial explosion, drove to the school where he then called three prominent community men over to his truck and blew it up, killing himself and 4 more people, whichf included the School Superintendent, Emory Hyuck, whom he hated. There was no mass nor mourners at his burial, as he was childless and then friendless. His wife was buried separately in another cemetery under her maiden name. This disaster remains as the worst attack upon a school in the history of the United States. (bio by: Always with Love) 
 
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  Ellen Agnes Price Kehoe (1875 - 1927)*
 
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Burial:
Mount Rest Cemetery
Saint Johns
Clinton County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Paupers section, northwest corner of cemetery (unmarked)
 
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Originally Created by: Always with Love
Record added: Sep 08, 2003
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Andrew Philip Kehoe
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