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James "Jimmy" Gleason
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1899
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1930
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.
Folsom Prison Cemetery
Sacramento County
California, USA
Created by: Kathie
Record added: Jun 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111635992
James Jimmy Gleason
Added by: Linda Applegate Brown
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 Added: Aug. 28, 2015

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