Joseph Burns @ Murray @ Red O'Brien. San Quentin. 45894. Age. 35. July 23, 1930. Committed suicide in the death ...
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Jesse Brown Cook Scrapbooks Documenting San Francisco History and Law Enforcement
BANC PIC 1996.003:Volume 30:1a--fALB
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Full titleJoseph Burns @ Murray @ Red O'Brien. San Quentin. 45894. Age. 35. July 23, 1930. Committed suicide in the death cell, taking poison. July 25, 1928. In hold up of West Oakland Branch of the Oakland Bank, with Chas. McFarlin, teller in the Bank. 5.8.1911. Arr. Berkeley, Calif. Invest. Released. robbery at San Francisco. 10.29.1915. chg Asslt. Murder Dismissed. San Francisco. 1.3.1916. Recd. San Quentin. Robbery. 8 yrs. 12.26.1920. Discharged on Parole. 7.15.1922 chg. Burgl. Tool.s.Vag.Susp.Burgl. & ADW Dismissed.San Francisco. 10.19.1922. Jury Disagreed chg G. Theft. Auto. Dismissed. San Francisco. 7.2.1923 Arr. Santa Rosa. Dist. the Peace. 60 Days. Co. Jail. 2.7.1925. Recd San Quentin. chg. Robbery. 5 yrs to life. 2.10.25. Trans. to Folsom. Nov. 15.1926. Escaped from Folsom. 12.8.1927. Wanted Los Angeles. chg. Robbery. He was to have been executed on July 25/30 but he committed suicide by taking poison in the death cell.
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