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Jul 04, 1882

Steamboats Scioto and John Lomas collided on the Ohio River


Manslaughter trial of Scioto pilot David C. Keller ended in hung jury

Feb, 1884

Scioto pilot David C. Keller was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to two years in jail and a $500 fine

Nov, 1885

President Grover Cleveland pardoned Scioto pilot David C. Keller

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