Willis Cressman

 

Age: 97

 

Summary: one of the last survivors of the 1927 Bath, Michigan school disaster when former school board member Andrew Kehoe planted loads of explosives on the campus and detonated a bomb inside his shrapnel-filled vehicle, killing himself and many of the people inside the building (mostly sixth-grade pupils and faculty members), in which the incident was one of the deadliest acts of mass murder in U.S. school history.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: October 20, 1911

 

Died: October 11, 2009

 

Location: Lansing, Michigan