Schuyler County, Illinois

William E. Thornton

The Rushville Times Newspaper, Rushville, Schuyler County , Illinois , December 26, 1934.


William E. Thornton, aged sixty-five, former publisher of the Fulton County Ledger, a newspaper which his family controlled from 1856 until recent years, died last Thursday of a self inflicted bullet wound at the Canton Hotel.

The Rushville Times Newspaper, Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, c/o Schuyler Co. Jail Museum, 200 S. Congress Street, Rushville, IL  62681; 217-322-6975.  

Submitted by Marcine Lohman




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