Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Burkholders in:
 • Highland Cemetery
 • Garrett
 • Somerset County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Frank J Burkholder
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Mar. 22, 1902
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1961

Burkholder Granted Commutation by Fine.
Frank J. Burkholder of Garrett, who has been serving time in Western Penitentiary for slaying his wife, won a commutation of sentence Wednesday. Governor John S. Fine ordered commutation of the sentence and Burkholder now becomes eligible for parole.
Burkholder was convicted in December, 1946, in Somerset County Court in the death of his wife, Katherine. He was charged with beating the woman to death in the kitchen of the Burkholder home in Garrett on Oct. 20, 1945.
A prison sentence of from 10 to 20 years was imposed by former Somerset County Judge Norman T. Boose. 
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Garrett
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Maggie
Record added: Sep 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29614670
Frank J Burkholder
Added by: Maggie
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service