William F. Daughton
Major, United States Army
FOR KILLING DAUGHTON
Chauffeur Who Ran Down American Major in Paris Under Arrest
PARIS, October 12, 1919 - Police authorities have in custody the chauffeur who was driving the automobile which yesterday ran down and killed Major William F. Daughton of Washington, D.C. when the latter attempted to cross the Champs Elyescs. The man is being held pending an inquiry.
First accounts stated that Major Daughton was
killed instantly, but he did not die until he had been taken to the American
Red Cross Hospital in Rue Bouileau.
Posted: 21 November 2007
Photo By M. R. Patterson, April 2004