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LOSS HIGH IN MILLIONS AND THOUSANDS MADE HOMELESS West Indian Hurricane Leaves Devastation and Death in Wake Along Lower East Coast; Food and Aid Rushed to Area
Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) - Los Angeles, Calif.
Date: Sep 20, 1926
Start Page: 1
Pages: 3
Abstract (Document Summary)

Estimates of the loss of life from the hurricane which swept over lower Florida amounted to more than 1,000 late tonight in revised figures from the storm stricken area. The casualty list in the Miami section, which bore the brunt of the storm, was placed at 804 by Jerry H. Owen, general superintendent of the Florida East Coast Rai1way. He estimated 500 dead in Miami; 250 in Hollywood and fifty-four in Hileah, both of the latter places being suburbs of Miami. Other reports placed the dead in Fort Lauderville at 100 and in Mooreh aven section at 140.

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