From the Siskeyou Daily News, Yreka, California, Friday, May 3, 1946. William Paul Hogan was a great-grandson of Patrick and Johannah Hogan through their son John and his son Michael:

William Hogan Dies Suddenly

William Hogan, 52, a resident of Sawyers Bar since 1937, died suddenly Thursday afternoon about 2 o'clock as he was ruding in a car toward his home from Etna.

Jean Thomain of Sawyers Bar, driver of the automobile, told Coroner Alois Turner, who investigated the case Thursday night, that as he and Hogan rode along the latter suddenly began hemorrhaging violently from his mouth and a few minutes later was dead.

Coroner Turner, following his investigation, reported that Hogan apparently had died from natural causes. The deceased had no known surviving relatives.

From the same paper, Monday, May 6, 1946:

Hogan Rites Here Tuesday

Final rites for William Hogan, 51, of Sawyers Bar, who died suddenly Thursday afternoon, will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph's church with Rev. Michael O'Connor officiating.

Interment will be in St. Joseph's cathedral cemetery. Members of the local American Legion post will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Hogan was a native of Wisconsin, where he was born June 29, 1894, and was a veteran of World War I.

He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Blanche H. Harrington, Mrs. Frank Hobi and Miss Mary Rose Hogan, all of Tacoma, Washington.