Samuel Thomas. San Quentin 45604. Executed, March 22, 1929. Age - 30. Kicked and stabbed Rose Lewis, a negress to ...
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Jesse Brown Cook Scrapbooks Documenting San Francisco History and Law Enforcement
BANC PIC 1996.003:Volume 30:54b--fALB
The Bancroft Library
Full titleSamuel Thomas. San Quentin 45604. Executed, March 22, 1929. Age - 30. Kicked and stabbed Rose Lewis, a negress to death in Oakland, Calif. Walked to gallows with smile - the execution was delayed for half an hour awaiting word from the Governor's office, as a reprieve was expected, two Inspectors of Oakland Police Dept. expressing the fact they believed him innocent. No record.
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