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Herman Reschke
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Birth: Jan., 1885, Germany
Death: Jun. 12, 1944
Selkirk (Oswego County)
Oswego County
New York, USA

To Appeal $6,300 Verdict
Lake Shore Road Will Seek Decision on New Question.

Damages to the amount of $6,300 were awarded Herman Reschke against the Syracuse, Lake Shore & Northern Railroad Company in Supreme Court yesterday morning. Reschke's left leg was amputated as a result of being run over by one of the defendant's cars at Long Branch July 31. Soon after the verdict was reported Ernest I. Edgcomb, attorney for the defense, stated that an appeal will be taken immediately.

The claim of the plaintiff that he was crowded between two cars and thrown under the wheels raised the question of proper facilities for handling passengers. It was upon that ground that the jury reported its verdict. The question has not been ruled upon by the appellate courts. W. J. & S. E. McClusky appeared for the plaintiff.

[The Post-Standard,Tuesday morning, March 19, 1912, p. 14]



Summer Resident
of Selkirk Dies

PULASKI—Funeral services for Herman Reschke, a resident of Syracuse and Selkirk Beach, were held with a solemn requiem high mass at the Church of the Assumption, Syracuse on Wednesday. He died at the Lighthouse Hotel where he had made his summer home more than 30 years Monday [June 12, 1944] following a heart attack. He had been in poor health during the past winter and had failed to gain after coming to Selkirk Beach at the opening of the Hotel this spring. He had been a familiar figure on the beach and at the hotel and possessed a wide acquaintance among the summer residents and the fishermen.

Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Joseph Heckle, Selkirk Beach; Mrs. John Turner and Mrs. Elizabeth McMasters, Skeneateles, and three brothers, Joseph, Frederick and Paul Reschke, all of Syracuse. Burial was in Assumption cemetery.

[Oswego Palladium-Times, Thursday, June 15, 1944, page 2]
 
 
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 Parents:
  Frederick Reschke (1855 - 1933)
  Caroline Benedict Reschke (1856 - 1932)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Reschke Heckle (1877 - 1974)*
  Frederick J. Reschke (1879 - 1950)*
  Joseph Resch (1881 - 1958)*
  Herman Reschke (1885 - 1944)
  Paul P. Reschke (1888 - 1949)*
  Elizabeth Reschke MacMaster (1888 - 1964)*
  Andrew A. Reschke (1891 - 1927)*
  Frank Philip Reschke (1893 - 1931)*
  Marguerite Reschke Turner (1895 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Assumption Cemetery and Mausoleum
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Memories of You
Record added: May 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70638569
Herman Reschke
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