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James "Jimmy" Gleason
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jan. 17, 1930
Folsom
Sacramento County
California, USA

Gleason, who was also known as Gene Crosby, was a four-time loser, last sentenced for first degree robbery in Alameda County. He was eventually convicted of murder stemming from a failed prison escape on Thanksgiving Day in 1927. A total of 14 people died in the bloody revolt, including an unarmed prison guard. He was 29 years old when he was executed by hanging at the prison. 
 
Burial:
Folsom Prison Cemetery
Folsom
Sacramento County
California, USA
 
Created by: Kathie
Record added: Jun 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111635992
 

 
 
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