Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal 20 April 1904 p 7
The funeral of Clifford Burroughs, 27 years of age, who died last Monday night at the Deaconness Hospital of typhoid fever, after an illness of 18 days will be held today at the home in Shannondale, Ind. The senior class of the Indiana Medical College of which he was a member met yesterday and made arrangements to send a representation of the class to attend the funeral. Large offerings were given for flowers and the class have sent up a wreath of lilies – Indianapolis Journal.
Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal 19 April 1904 p 1 c 6
On the eve of his graduation from Indiana Medical college, when his classmates had just finished their final examinations, Clifford O. Burroughs died last night about 6:30 o’clock at the Deaconess Hospital. Several weeks ago Mr. Burroughs was taken to the hospital in a serious condition having been in the grasp of the fever for several days. A hard battle was made for his life and every possible attention was given him. Dr. AC Kimberlin, one of the faculty of Indiana Medical College gave him his personal attention but the disease had gone too far and the young man could not withstand its ravages. Mr. Burroughs was 22 years old and had won distinction his work as a senior in the medical college. His class finished the final examinations yesterday and the commencement exercises will be held Friday. The seniors will meet this afternoon in the college building to make arrangements to pay fitting tribute to their classmate. There are 84 seniors in the class. Mr. Burroughs has an uncle who is a physician in Shannondale and it was his intention to join with him in the practice there after graduation. The deceased’s father and two brothers came to the hospital last night. They will take the body to Thorntown and from there to Shannondale – Indianapolis Star.
Source: Indianapolis News, Tuesday 19 April 1904 p 4
Clifford Burroughs, of Shannondale, 27 years old, who would have been graduated from the Indiana Medical College this week, died last night at the Deaconess Hospital of typhoid fever after an illness of 18 days. The senior class, of which he was a member met this afternoon to make arrangements for the funeral.