The death of Calvin Coolidge, Jr. on
Tuesday of this week brought all America to a deep sympathy with
President and Mrs. Coolidge.
Funeral services were held at the White
House on Wednesday at four o’clock; the body was taken on Wednesday
night to Southhampton, Mass.: from there it was to be taken to
Plymouth, Vermont for burial.
The death of the President’s son was
caused by a blister on his heel which broke and became infected. He
was called a martyr to his idea of a good sport because he would not
complain about what he considered an injury of no consequence until
he was already sick and it was too late for doctors to accomplish
He was sixteen years old, and of a very slight build,
the doctors said that he had no reserve strength with which to fight
July 11, 1924