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News Brief on the Suicide of G. H. Walser’s Wife of Liberal

The Scott County Kicker was located in Benton, Missouri.

Scott County Kicker, July 26, 1902

Walser’s Wife a suicide

Mrs. G. H. Walser of Liberal, committed suicide at Webb City by taking strychnine. She was the wife of the founder of Liberal who was a “free thinker,” and for several years would not allow any churches to be built in the town.

Alice was George Walser’s third wife.




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