Here is some stunning footage of John Purroy Mitchell’s funeral at St. Patrick’s one hundred years ago today. Note Theodore Roosevelt and, I believe, Charles Evans Hughes, who ran against Wilson in 1916, walking behind the casket as the pallbearers take Mitchel into the cathedral.
Randall Hyden said:
Three days before his son,Quentin Roosevelt, was killed in France.
Keith Muchowski said:
Yes, and of course Ted and Archie had already been wounded and were recovering at this time.