Event Person Place

Frank L Gilmer: Electrocuted

Mrs. Mabel M Gilmer of Scioto trail, administratrix of the estate of her husband, Frank L Gilmer, was authorized to settle a death claim against the Norfolk & Western Railway by Judge Vernon Smith in probate court today.”

“The court authorized Mrs. Gilmer to accept the railway’s offer of $2250, Mr. Gilmer, a signal maintainer, was electrocuted near Vera crossing June 16.”1

  1. Claim Figure Approved. (1935, December 31). Portsmouth Times, p. 10.