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January 10, 2019
100 Years Ago
January 8, 1919
Oyster Bay, N.Y., Jan. 6. - Col. Theodore Roosevelt died in his sleep early today at his home on Sagamore Hill in this village. Death is believed to have been due to rheumatism which affected his heart. The former president was up most of Sunday and retired at 11 o’clock last night. About 4 a.m. Mrs. Roosevelt, who was the only other member of the family at Oyster Bay, went to her husband’s room and found that he had died during the night.
John Guidinger and Pete Kommes were among the Beulahites taking care of business matters in the county seat M...