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*1) 1883 WI. Capitol Collapse Victims
A Virtual Cemetery created by: RavenHawk
Description: On the afternoon of 11/8/1883, laborers were working on completing the new south wing of the state capitol, when one of the walls caved in. This caused the roof to collapse on the lower floors, "pancaking" them, to the basement level. A total of 5 men died, and several more were injured. The following is a list of some of the victims (killed & injured):
Records 1 to 4 (of 4 total matches)
Name Cemetery
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Edgar, William 44119979
b. 1824 d. Nov. 8, 1883
Forest Hill Cemetery
Madison
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
Zwank, Michael 37417483
b. Nov. 1, 1828 d. Nov. 8, 1883
Forest Hill Cemetery
Madison
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
Higgins, Bernard 35293170
b. 1831 d. Nov. 8, 1883
Resurrection Cemetery
Madison
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
Kelly, James "Deerfield" 35293147
b. 1826 d. Nov. 8, 1883
Resurrection Cemetery
Madison
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
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