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.
13) 1903 Bluffton High School (Indiana) Secret Society Ten young men went on trial following the death of “L of S. A criminal trial failed to show the death definitely was linked to Mc Bride’s hazing, according to the Indianapolis Journal of December 27, 1903. 16) 1904 Rawson School (Findlay, Ohio) Alleged Schoolboy hazing I have confirmed that Freddie Fillwock died.
[Source: Columbus Daily Enquirer, November 23, 1899] 9) 1900 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Class Scrap Hugh C. Brown was now at the academy and the older boys, following their former custom, dropped him Into a cemented swimming basin 12 feet deep.
Torrance died of illness following a drenching with iced water during a hazing custom called “freshman visitation,” according to then-President Edward Hitchcock of Amherst.
The death is included in Nuwer’s Wrongs of Passage.
Here is what the Harrisburg Telegraph from September 21, 1885 reported.
Moderator: I am trying to get the name of the dead boy and will post when I get it.