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John M. Claussen
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Birth: 1884
Death: 1954

Officer John M. Claussen, Lancaster County
Corrections Officer John M. Claussen was discovered on the floor of the penitentiary print shop at about 11:10 a.m. on Friday, April 16, 1954. Claussen had been beaten and stabbed, and died about a half hour later. Nineteen prisoners had left the print shop at 10:30 a.m. An intensive investigation was launched and on Saturday, May 15, 1954, Joseph E. DeYonghe was identified as the prime suspect in the murder of Officer Claussen. Claussen was 70 years old and survived by his wife, Emma, and five children. courtesy of DEB7019@YAHOO.COM 
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  Emma E. Claussen (1881 - 1954)*
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Glengary Pioneer Cemetery
Fillmore County
Nebraska, USA
Maintained by: Kay Cynova
Originally Created by: LF
Record added: May 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36967318
John M. Claussen
Added by: M. Jensen Seggerman
John M. Claussen
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Added by: Kathy L
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John and his wife Emma are actually buried in Lincoln, NE. Their memorial stone reads: "DONORS OF CEMETERY PROPERTY HOMESTEAD OF HENRY SR. AND MARIA."
- M. Jensen Seggerman
 Added: May. 11, 2011

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