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Two CCC Workers Killed

“Two CCC workers were killed on the Akron-Cleveland road, 8 miles north of here early today by a hit-skip driver while returning to the Virginia Kendall camp after an evening spent in Akron.”

“They were William Davis, 20, of Sugar Grove, Ohio, and John Hoskins, 19 of Deerfield.”

“Two truck drivers who said they discovered the bodies in the highway and drove their truck into the ditch to avoid hitting them, were being questioned.”1

Ohio Certificate of Death for William J Davis Jr.2

Record of Funeral for William J Davis Jr.


Invoice for Funeral Service Sent to the CCC Office of the Quartermaster

  1. Two CCC Workers Killed. (1935, July 2). Portsmouth Times, p. 1.
  2. “Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X6W8-Y82 : 8 March 2021), William Davis, 02 Jul 1935; citing Northampton Twp, Summit, Ohio, reference fn 45712; FHL microfilm 2,022,523.
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