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William Henry Harrison "Harry" Duncan
Birth: unknown
Death: Jul. 27, 1894

Folk Figure. He was accused of killing St. Louis police officer James Brady at Charles Starkes' saloon at 715 North 11th Street on October 6, 1890. After a controversial trial, he was hanged at the County Court House in Clayton, Missouri. The bluegrass song "Duncan and Brady" (sometimes called "King Brady"), sung by Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie and others was written to commemorate this story. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 

Cause of death: Hanged
 
Burial:
Friedens Cemetery Mausoleum and Chapel
Bellefontaine Neighbors
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Grave was originally marked with a wooden cross in the old section.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5859815
William Henry Harrison Harry Duncan
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
William Henry Harrison Harry Duncan
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Added by: Clara & Terry L. Luster, Sr.
 
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