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Thomas Lee Woolwine
Birth: Oct. 31, 1874
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1925
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Los Angeles District Attorney, figure in the William Desmond Taylor murder case. Woolwine was a district attorney in L.A. His investigations ended the careers of two L.A. Mayors. He also attempted to jail Valentino for bigamy. However, he made his way into Hollywood legend during the 1922 murder of movie director William Desmond Taylor. Many historians believe that Woolwine destroyed crucial evidence in the case after being bribed by the mother of one of the prime suspects. The case was never solved. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Shanklin Woolwine (1845 - 1901)
  Sallie S Woolwine (1847 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Alma Foy Woolwine Gravel (1880 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Lee Woolwine (1904 - 1936)*
 
 Sibling:
  Samuel Shanklin Woolwine (1872 - 1934)*
  Thomas Lee Woolwine (1874 - 1925)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section 15 Lot 90
GPS (lat/lon): 36.14669, -86.73553
 
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Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Oct 20, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8005468
Thomas Lee Woolwine
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90 years
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Jul. 4, 2015
On your 140th birthday
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Oct. 31, 2014
Happy Birthday, Tom.
- Nicki
 Added: Oct. 29, 2014
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