Saturday, October 29, 2016

William E. Freeny 1927


SALISBURY, MD: Nov. 8—William E. Freeny, 29 years old of Salisbury, who for three years was an instructor at the Baltimore Polytechnic Institution, was fatally shot about noon yesterday by a hunting companion near Yerington, Nev.  According to advices to his father, J. William Freeny, of this city, Mr. Freeny had gone to Nevada to practice law.

According to Drs. Edwards, the shooting was accidental and at close range, death resulting from loss of blood.  The body will be shipped to this city.

Mr. Freeny graduated from the Delmar High school in 1916, from St. Johns College, Annapolis, three years later, and from the law school of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, in 1922.  It was attending the latter school that he taught mathematics at polytechnic.  Later he was a member of the bar at Palm Beach Fla.

 While at St. Johns he became a member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity .  Mr. Freeny was a Mason.

 He was the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Freeny, who moved here about seven years ago from Delmar, Del.

Above from The Evening Journal, Wilmington Delaware  8 Nov 1927

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