Washington, DC Telephone Lineman Shocked, Jun 1906

Lineman Gets a Shock.

William H. Cecil, fifty-three years of age, a lineman in the employ of the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company, took hold of a live wire on Grant road yesterday afternoon, receiving a shock that rendered him unconscious. After being revived by fellow-employes{sic}, he was taken to his home, 1019 Second street north-east.

The Washington Post, Washington, DC 3 Jun 1906