1929 - Man Chokes to Death on Cigar Butt
Bakersfield, Cal. - Steven W. Marshall, 35, chief clerk of a petroleum securities company here, choked to death Sunday night on the butt of a cigar which he was chewing. While bending over a safe, he coughed heavily and fell to the floor gasping. He died a few minutes after reaching a hospital. Physicians removed a two-inch cigar stub from the man's throat.
Dallas Morning News
May 28, 1929
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