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Vilas John Miner (1923 - 1960)

Vilas John Miner
Born in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [half], [half], and [private sister (1920s - unknown)]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 36 in Wisconsin Dells, Columbia, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Sep 2020
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Vilas was born on 18 December 1923. (1924, 1937 censuses) He was the son of John Miner and Kate Thunder.


Vilas was murdered on 2 December 1960. John Roecker and Vilas Miner had spent the evening drinking. Vilas followed Roecker to his apartment where at 10:20 am Roecker fatally shot him five times with a .22 pistol. (Oshkosh Daily, Sheboygan Press) "Miner's family is from La Crosse, but Miner had been living and working in both La Crosse and Wisconsin Dells." (Oshkosh Daily)


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