thirty-two-year-old Marianne K. Hull
(b.1871) died at the Iroquois with her
daughter Helen Muriel Hull (b.1891) and two adopted
nephews, eight-year-old Donald DeGraff Hull (b.1895)
and six-year-old Dwight Moody Hull (b.1896).
The family lived at 2088 Van Buren St. or at 244
Oakwood Blvd. in Chicago.
Husband and father, Arthur E. Hull (1867-1944), a
cigar maker, later remarried Emma Louise Firmenich
The boys were the son's of Arthur's brother, Fred J.
Hull of Kansas City and had never been to the
theater until this fateful day. They were adopted
just three weeks before the fire.
A housekeeper, Mary Forbes,
accompanied the family to the theater and was also
among the fatalities.
The caskets were shipped via Michigan Central to
Troy, NY. for burial. The funeral was held at
Boydston’s chapel on 42nd Place and Cottage Grove
Ave., directed by Rev. J. H. McDonald of the Oakland
Methodist Episcopal church.
All three Hull children
attended the Oakland school. A teacher at the
Millie Crocker, was also an Iroquois Theater