The St. Paul Daily Globe, October 30, 1895, p. 2
DIED IN A WOODYARD.
John Davis Drops Dead While at Work Yesterday.
Death came suddenly to John Davis while he was chopping wood at F. B. Doran's yard on the West side yesterday at noon. An autopsy was held later at O'Halloran & Murphy's undertaking rooms by Drs. Macnamara, Finnell, Whitney and Borchardt, under direction of Coroner Whitcomb. It was found that death resulted from pericarditis and valvular insufficiency.
Deceased resided in the rear of 185 South Franklin street. He was only twenty-seven years of age, but leaves a widow and one child. The body will be shipped to Waverly, Minn., for interment.
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