1955 Press Photo Hanson Combined Insurance Company America James Newsum Heroism
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T.K. Hanson, purchasing agent of Combined Insurance Company of America and president of Central Uptown Chicago Association presented a plaque for heroism to James Newsum, in the Louis B. Wales Memorial Hospital. Newsum was honored for intercepting a holdup in the Baltic Hotel by attacking the gunman who was threatening the clerk. Newsum was wounded in the melees.