USA | Illinois | Chicago (Lake Michigan)

Incident Details:

year: 1955
location: Chicago (Lake Michigan)
area: Illinois
country: USA
fatality: non-fatal
species: Bull
victim: George Lawson
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: Right leg bitten
species detail: Bull shark
source: F. Dennis p.52
species: Bull shark
date: 1955
activity: Swimming

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1955 on the date reported as 1955 - George Lawson, a male aged unknown was Swimming near Chicago (Lake Michigan). A Bull shark was reported to have attacked George Lawson. The attack was non-fatal (Right leg bitten)