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 Robert Emmett Odlum

Robert Emmett Odlum

Birth
Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
Death 19 May 1885 (aged 33)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Plot Section 14, Lot 1/4 145, single site
Memorial ID 23787107 · View Source
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Professional swimmer & stunt-jumper: He was the first to
jump from the Brooklyn Bridge, and died shortly after. He jumped from about 170 feet east of the New York tower.

Source of burial information: "New York Times"
May 23, 1885
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 23787107
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Emmett Odlum (31 Aug 1851–19 May 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23787107, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by NWO (contributor 46583762) .