Saturday, April 21, 2018
Friday, April 20, 2018
|Detroit Free Press, March 31, 1939|
Thursday, April 19, 2018
|Port Huron Times Herald, June 28, 1935|
Coroner Albert A. Falk and Undersheriff Howard Lohr, who investigated, pronounced the death suicide probably due to mental derangement. The remains are in Falk's funeral home.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
|Detroit Free Press, May 6, 1940|
Middle-aged white males were most prone to accidental and purposeful death so it's not a surprise that Bernard Mulligan, 50-years-old, died in such a manner. With the previous year at Eloise riddled with 15 or more traffic deaths it was also fitting that he chose to die via suicide by car. He crouched at the side of the road as Clifford Brown drove by in a heavy load truck with a trailer. He saw Mulligan and veered away from the curb but as he was doing so Mulligan apparently leaped under the back side wheels as two of his fellow charges, Samuel Bell and Sheffield Montgomery and employee Jack McNally looked on.
Not that a death certificate is necessary but here's his: