1911 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – John Doe Yearwood

May 1911, Jefferson County, IL
John Doe Yearwood, 4
Fatal dog attack involving bulldog (pit bull-type)
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BULLDOG INJURES BOY
Mount Vernon, Ill. May 8 — A savage bulldog attacked the 4-year old son of Robert Yearwood and so severely mangled the boy it is not believed he will recover. – The Daily Register-Gazette, May 8, 1911

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