Freeport, TX Tornado And Storm Damage, Nov 1943
TORNADO IN TEXAS KILLS TWO.
Freeport, Tex., Nov. 7. -- (AP) -- A series of windstorms battered the Texas coast late Saturday night killing at least two persons and leaving at least 125 injured.
A tornado smashed through the residential district of Freeport destroying or severely damaging 100 building in an area four blocks wide and seven blocks long.
VELMA MOORE, aged 10.
MRS. JOE A. GUIDRY.
More than 100 persons were treated for injuries.
In Galveston, 40 miles to the northeast, more than 25 persons were injured by a violent wind which demolished a trailer camp and damaged several permanent homes. High winds and unusually heavy rain lashed nearby Texas City, but no casualties were reported.
Charleston Gazette West Virginia 1943-11--08