Grand Rapids, MI - Balloon Accident, Jun 1896
From the Courier Journal newspaper, Louisville, KY
Tuesday 30 June 1896
An Aeronaut Killed
Grand Rapids, Mich., June 29. - Hiram COLE, twenty-six years old, a professional aeronaut, living in Big Rapids, Mich., fell thirty feet from his balloon while making an ascension at a surburban recort(sic) last evening and died shortly afterward.
Find A Grave Memorial #55086474
Hiram H. Cole