Category Archives: Pre CDC Acquienscence

1908: Henry Turpin, Assisted Suicide by Pit Bull

Vicious Bulldog Helps Master to Drown Himself May 1, 1908 Albuquerque Citizen Library of Congress Vicious Bulldog Helps Master to Drown Himself Canine Bit Would Be Rescuers When They Attempted to Save Man from Watery Grave —– His Third Attempt … Continue reading

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1850 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Baby Schenck

October 1850, Montgomery County, OH Baby Schenck, child Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack Lewisburg Chronicle Library of Congress November 6, 1850 Awful Death of a Child Mrs. Schenck a widow, living some five miles beyond Montgomery, in this county, had … Continue reading

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1891 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Mary Glendenning

October 1891, Warren County, IN Mary Glendenning, 35 Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack The Sun (Indiana) October 2, 1891 Killed by a Bull-Dog One Woman Horribly Lacerated and Another Injured —– A Vicious Baltimore Brute Attacks His Mistress–A Neighbor Attempts … Continue reading

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1928 Pit Bull Fatality: Emily Kienle

February 1928, El Paso County, TX Emily Kienle, 4 Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack Roswell Daily Record February 11, 1928 View related map Pet Bull Dog Kills Child at El Paso El Paso, Texas, Feb 11 –(AP)– Turning on his … Continue reading

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1924 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Letha Sanders

February 1924, Jewell County, KS Letha Sanders, Child Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack The Belleville Tellescope February 21, 1924 Girl is killed by bull dog Mankato, Kansas, February 9 – Miss Letha Sanders, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sanders … Continue reading

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1886 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Jimmy Gallagher

February 1886, Augusta-Richmond County, GA Jimmy Gallagher, Child Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack The Big Sandy News February 11, 1886 View related map Augusta, GA – Feb 7 — A terrible scene was witnessed at the corner of Reynolds and … Continue reading

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1912 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Harry Pecher

Mad Dog Tears Child Fatally; Bites Mother The Sun (New York) November 14, 1912 Library of Congress View related map Animal Waits Until Young Master, Ill, Is Alone and Attacks Him ———- Woman Tackles Brute ———- Battles to Save Children … Continue reading

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1909 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Harrison Banks, Jr.

February 1909, Letcher County, KY Harrison Banks, Jr., Adult Fatal dog attack involving bulldog (pit bull-type) The Winchester News Fabruary 20, 1909 Library of Congress Elijah Banks Sets Dog on His Brother, Harrison, Whom He Had Struck Down. It now … Continue reading

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