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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: History Moment - 8-6
Date: Sat, 6 Aug 2005 05:23:44 -0400
On August 6, 1834, a special dinner for Roger Brooke Taney was held in
On August 6, 1855, a private policeman shot and killed Andrew Sensill at a
house of ill repute on West Fifth Street in Frederick. The officer was
attempting to arrest Sensill on a misdemeanor warrant. No charges were
placed against the officer.
On August 6, 1937, Josephine P. Etchison, a Frederick native, was named
librarian at the C. Burr Artz Library. She remained in the post until her
retirement on June 1, 1967.
On August 6, 1945, Professor Amon Burgee, the first and longtime head of
Boys High School, died at his home at 213 East Patrick Street in Frederick.
He also served as a county commissioner for four years.
If anyone can add information to these History Moments,
or would like to suggest an item for another calendar day,
please contact me privately.
John W. Ashbury
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