Berkeley drowned while completing a pledging errand.The death is described in Hazing by Hank Nuwer (2018).Torrance died of illness following a drenching with iced water during a hazing custom called “freshman visitation,” according to then-President Edward Hitchcock of Amherst.
4) 1885 A Hazelton, Pennsylvania High School School hazing Gauntlet Newspapers across the country reported that the son of Edward Turnbach died of injuries from a beating administered by fellow students on September 19.
The boy had to run between two lines of boys that struck him as he went by.
Moore died following a snapped neck in a traditional fight between first- and second-year students. The basin was dry at the time and tho lad received internal injuries from the fall.
10) 1900 United States Military Academy (New York) Illness that revealed hazing abuses Although the death of plebe Oscar Booz was considered illness-caused by a committee of inquiry, those members of the U. House of Representatives on the committee determined that he also had been hazed maliciously by upperclassmen. C Porter Military Academy (South Carolina) Accident during hazing. Before he died he did not give the names of the cadets who had mistreated him, and It Is said no action will be taken In the matter.
Here is what the Harrisburg Telegraph from September 21, 1885 reported.
Moderator: I am trying to get the name of the dead boy and will post when I get it.High School Physical Hazing According to Wikipedia and the Logansport Pharos-Tribune, freshman David C. A battle royal ensued and Jones died a few days later of a spinal injury.6) 1899 Cornell University (New York) Kappa Alpha Society Pledge Edward F.Because Berkeley’s wife was in very poor health, the news was kept from her for quite some time.Like Leggett, courts at the time almost always considered only harsh physical hazing to actually BE hazing.Source: Evening Bulletin, Maysville, Kentucky” 12) 1903 University of Maryland, Baltimore campus Phi Psi Chi Inadequate forensic techniques of the day were unable to provide an exact cause of death other than “congestion of the lungs” for Martin Loew following a hazing by fellow students of the local dental fraternity that left Loew’s body bruised. While Mc Bride was hazed, his death of sepsis occurred five months later.13) 1903 Bluffton High School (Indiana) Secret Society Ten young men went on trial following the death of “L of S. A criminal trial failed to show the death definitely was linked to Mc Bride’s hazing, according to the Indianapolis Journal of December 27, 1903. 16) 1904 Rawson School (Findlay, Ohio) Alleged Schoolboy hazing I have confirmed that Freddie Fillwock died.3) 1873 Cornell University (New York) Kappa Alpha Society Mortimer N.Leggett died in a fall into a steep gorge while on a walk in the dark required by fraternity members.See also article below from Berkshire eagle dated Nov.5, 1863 clipping_15952902 Direct link to Berkshire Eagle reference to death.