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Anthony Chebatoris
Birth: 1900, Poland
Death: Jul. 8, 1938
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA

First person executed (by hanging) in the USA under the National Bank Robbery Act of 1934. Only person executed in Michigan since its statehood in 1837. On September 29, 1937, Chebatoris and Jack Gracey attempted to hold up the Chemical State Savings Bank in Midland, Michigan. Chebatoris shot and killed an innocent bystander, truck driver Henry Porter. During the botched robbery, Gracey was shot and killed by Dr. Frank Hardy, a dentist who worked in an office above the bank. Chebatoris was hanged at the Milan Federal Detention farm (now Milan Federal Correctional Institution) in York township, northeast of the village of Milan. 
Marble Park Cemetery
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
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