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Theora K Hix
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Birth: 1905
Johnson City
Broome County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1929
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA

Theora Hix, the only daughter of Melvin and Joanna Hix, was murdered by Dr. James Howard Snook in 1929.

She was a brilliant medical student at the Ohio State University at a time when women were discouraged from pursuing such careers. She earned her tuition and board by working as a stenographer for the College of Veterinary Medicine where she met the insufferable Dr. James Howard Snook.

The two began an affair that lasted for three years and ended with her death. Dr. Snook was convicted of the crime and executed in Ohio's electric chair. Learn more about the case here.

Theora's family had her body returned to Johnson City, New York, her hometown.

She is survived by: unknown.

Little is known about her beyond the sensationalism of the case, which accounts for the lack of personal information about her in her biography.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Melvin Hix (1865 - 1944)
  Joanna Smith Hix (1863 - 1941)
 
Burial:
Floral Park Cemetery
Johnson City
Broome County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Bobette
Record added: May 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14429049
Theora K Hix
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Theora K Hix
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