Because Berkeley’s wife was in very poor health, the news was kept from her for quite some time.
Like Leggett, courts at the time almost always considered only harsh physical hazing to actually BE hazing.
Source: Evening Bulletin, Maysville, Kentucky” 12) 1903 University of Maryland, Baltimore campus Phi Psi Chi Inadequate forensic techniques of the day were unable to provide an exact cause of death other than “congestion of the lungs” for Martin Loew following a hazing by fellow students of the local dental fraternity that left Loew’s body bruised. While Mc Bride was hazed, his death of sepsis occurred five months later.
This would be repeated over and over right up to the present day.
8) 1899 Lawrenceville, New Jersey High School hazing (Details sketchy. Bergen, of this place, died from injuries received at a hazing at Lawrenceville. Young Bergen was twelve years old and a freshman at Lawrenceville.
18) 1905 High School Hazing (Lima, Ohio) Death following an initiation William Taylor, 13, died of pneumonia following an episode where he was rough-housed outdoors in winter by older students.
19) 1906 Hilliard High School (Columbus, Ohio) Class Hazing The New York Times reported that representatives of the family of Cecil F.
Yes, the 1899 death was by the same Cornell chapter and almost the exact ritual that killed Mortimer Leggett in 1873.
While the father of Leggett forgave the hazers and even accepted KAS membership in his son’s memory, Berkeley’s father was bitter and unforgiving.Family claims that Leggett was blindfolded were disputed by the chapter.Leggett’s death will be chronicled in an in-depth investigative feature in Hank Nuwer’s 2018 book “Hazing: Destroying Young Lives” (Indiana University Press). Leggett buried his namesake who was the first male to die in pledging.4) 1885 A Hazelton, Pennsylvania High School School hazing Gauntlet Newspapers across the country reported that the son of Edward Turnbach died of injuries from a beating administered by fellow students on September 19.The boy had to run between two lines of boys that struck him as he went by.Here is what the Harrisburg Telegraph from September 21, 1885 reported.