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Sounds like this guy played rough …
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On Friday, August 27, 1915, tragedy struck General John Pershing’s family at the Presidio of San Francisco when coals from a fireplace hearth fell onto a highly waxed floor, causing a major fire that claimed the lives of his wife Frances, his daughters Helen, Grace, and Ann, and the family cat; all dying of smoke inhalation. 80 more words