Leggett died in a fall into a steep gorge while on a walk in the dark required by fraternity members.
Family claims that Leggett was blindfolded were disputed by the chapter.
24) 1913 Purdue University (Indiana) Class hazing Francis W.
Obenchain died while participating in an annual scrap pitting first-year students against upperclass students.
Pierson was struck by a train after fraternity brothers left him on a bridge in an incident called “a mystery death” by Kenyon historian George Franklin Smythe.
18) 1905 High School Hazing (Lima, Ohio) Death following an initiation William Taylor, 13, died of pneumonia following an episode where he was rough-housed outdoors in winter by older students.
21) 1908 WPI (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) Massachusetts Freshman-sophomore class hazing “…A rush which took place on the evening of September 22, 1908, on the common, resulted in the death of Emil S.
(Ernie) Grau, of Wareham, a member of the Class of 1911.
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.[Source: Columbus Daily Enquirer, November 23, 1899] 9) 1900 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Class Scrap Hugh C. Brown was now at the academy and the older boys, following their former custom, dropped him Into a cemented swimming basin 12 feet deep.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.8) 1899 Lawrenceville, New Jersey High School hazing (Details sketchy. Bergen, of this place, died from injuries received at a hazing at Lawrenceville. Young Bergen was twelve years old and a freshman at Lawrenceville.Please email Hank Nuwer if you have more information). He was being put through the initiation when one of the hazers accidentally fell upon him. Thomas Finley Brown, 12, Is dead from injuries received while being hazed at tho Porter military academy last Monday.