Yes, the 1899 death was by the same Cornell chapter and almost the exact ritual that killed Mortimer Leggett in 1873.While the father of Leggett forgave the hazers and even accepted KAS membership in his son’s memory, Berkeley’s father was bitter and unforgiving.Hank Nuwer, Pulliam School of Journalism, Franklin College, Franklin, IN 46131 Franklin Seminary (Kentucky) Class Hazing John Butler Groves died in a hazing incident, according to a family history.2) 1847 Amherst College (Massachusetts) Class Hazing Jonathan D.Because Berkeley’s wife was in very poor health, the news was kept from her for quite some time.Like Leggett, courts at the time almost always considered only harsh physical hazing to actually BE hazing.
10) 1900 United States Military Academy (New York) Illness that revealed hazing abuses Although the death of plebe Oscar Booz was considered illness-caused by a committee of inquiry, those members of the U. House of Representatives on the committee determined that he also had been hazed maliciously by upperclassmen. C Porter Military Academy (South Carolina) Accident during hazing. Before he died he did not give the names of the cadets who had mistreated him, and It Is said no action will be taken In the matter.
14) 1903 Barton, Vermont Bullying and Torture Three preteen males decided to pick on 9 year-old Ralph Canning by having him perform mock hazing acts such as sitting and standing on heated rocks. A newspaper account reported that he suffered multiple injuries as a result of striking his head and subsequent piling on during an initiation 17) 1905 Kenyon College (Ohio) Delta Kappa Epsilon Accidental Death Following a Hazing Stuart L.
Pierson was struck by a train after fraternity brothers left him on a bridge in an incident called “a mystery death” by Kenyon historian George Franklin Smythe.
See also article below from Berkshire eagle dated Nov.
5, 1863 clipping_15952902 Direct link to Berkshire Eagle reference to death.