Raymond Gould

Photo added by Mary Blank Szekely

Raymond Gould

  • Birth 7 Nov 1896
  • Death 4 Mar 1908
  • Burial Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot section S6, row 1081, grave 818
  • Memorial ID 28545802

Raymond was born in Ohio, the son of Curtis Gould and Susan Hoffman, brother of Nellie.

He died in the Collinwood Lake View school fire on Ash Wednesday at 11 years of age. There were 366 students and teachers at the school, 172 students, 2 teachers and a rescuer perished in the blaze, which was caused by an overheated steam pipe igniting the wooden beam above it.

Other children interred in Euclid Cemetery died in the fire; Rose and Alma Buschman, Lillian Carrie Rostock, and Fern Robinson. Raymond's cousin and best friend Albert, also 11, was also a victim. Albert is buried in Willoughby.


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A precious one from us has gone. A voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled.

Gravesite Details http://seem.findlay.edu/docs/uploads/PubID12Article4.ppt

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  • Created by: Mary Blank Szekely
  • Added: 26 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28545802
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Raymond Gould (7 Nov 1896–4 Mar 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28545802, citing Euclid Cemetery, Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Mary Blank Szekely (contributor 46792009) .