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September 20, 1918

Six soldiers died at Camp Devens, in another report Franklin Roosevelt, assistant secretary of the Navy is reported to be suffering from pneumonia resulting from spanish influenza. Ohio Governor James Cox complain to the Postmaster General over the increase in telephone installation charges from $5 to $15.

Source: “Six Soldiers Die of Spanish Influenza,” The Democratic Banner, Mount Vernon, Ohio, September 20, 1918. Page 1, Column 4.

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