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Rev Fr Raphael J. Ashenden
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1892
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 10, 1931

PRIEST KILLED, 2 FRIENDS HURT IN AUTO CRASH

The Rev. R. J. Ashenden, head of the Catholic Youth organization, 30 North La Salle street, was fatally injured last night and two friends escaped with slight injuries when the car in which they were returning to Chicago from as Boy Scout meeting in Techny, Ill., collided with another car.

Father Ashenden, who was 38 years old and resided at 2060 Roosevelt road, suffered a skull fracture and internal injuries, which resulted in his death at 1:15 a.m. at the St. Francis hospital, Evanston. His companions were Casey Jones, 5430 Crystal street, and William Campbell, an attorney at 175 West Jackson boulevard. Northbrook police arrested the other driver, Hans Boulokka, 55 years old, of Northbrook.

This death and four others raised the Cook county motor toll for the year to 150.

Chicago Daily Tribune, February 11, 1931
 
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Evanston
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Jim Craig
Record added: Sep 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41497897
Rev Fr Raphael J. Ashenden
Added by: Jim Craig
 
Rev Fr Raphael J. Ashenden
Added by: Jim Craig
 
Rev Fr Raphael J. Ashenden
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Rest In Peace, Father Raphael!
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Apr. 28, 2013

- StrayKitten
 Added: Nov. 1, 2010
Requiescat in pace.
- Jim Craig
 Added: Sep. 10, 2010
 
 
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