According to the U.S. Census for 1910 the population of America was 92,228,496. 1910 United States Census - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia I'll bet that changes the murder rate also.
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In 1910, US population was about 100 million. Either the number of murders by gun - or the number of murders period with any weapon (can't remember) was a REPORTED 210.
("REPORTED" in 1910 is a lot different than "reported" now. Likely quite a few murders did not reach a central administrative body for inclusion in totals.
Unrelated: in 1910, the total population of Nevada was under 10.
And last: in 1910, women on average washed their hair once a month and most used Borax + Eggs.
(Maybe this was especially true in Nevada which explains why few lived there.)
In 1910, the US population was 92,000,000. Nevada's population was slightly less than 82,000.
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Really? Borax + Eggs!!!!! I find that hard to believe! LOL