Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Franklin  Democrat
Friday, May 13, 1898
Volume XXXVIII, Number 44
Page 1, column 2
          Reuben Spicer, the veteran journalist, and during the civil war one of the best known Democratic editors in the State, was run down and killed by a freight train on Saturday evening at Shelbyville while walking on the Big Four tracks.  For a number of years Mr. Spicer had been totally deaf, otherwise he retained all of his faculties and physical vigor.
Notes:  Date of birth, 1830.  Date of death, 7 May 1898 Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana
Contributed by Mark McCrady and Cathea Curry

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