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Article Title: New Haven Evening Register
Article Date: August 20 1900
Article Description: Died on the Golf Links. Walter SHOEMAKER Stricken with Apoplexy
While in a Game.
Chicago, Aug. 20.--Walter SHOEMAKER, former president of the Illinois Club and head of the
lumber firm of Walter SHOEMAKER & Co., was stricken with apoplexy at Glen View Golf
Club Saturday and died within a few minutes.
A physician said that death had been practically instantaneous, and that the stroke had
probably been hastened by the heat and the exertion attending the game.
Mr. SHOEMAKER had been in the lumber business for many years. He was born in Montgomery
County, N.Y., September 10, 183_9.
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