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Ralph Roe
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Birth: unknown
Death: Dec. 16, 1937
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Convicts Who Drowned While Trying to Escape Alcatraz Island Federal Penitentiary.

While working in the mat shop in the model industries building, Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe had, over a period of time, filed their way through the flat iron bars on a window. After climbing through the window, they made their way down to the water's edge and disappeared into San Francisco Bay. This attempt occurred during a bad storm and the Bay's currents were especially fast and strong - most people believe Roe and Cole were swept out to sea. Officially, they are listed missing and presumed dead. (alcatrazhistory.com)
 
 
Burial:
Body lost at sea
Specifically: Presumed Drowned
 
Created by: Carl W. McBrayer
Record added: Aug 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74841432
Ralph Roe
Added by: Carl W. McBrayer
 
 
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 Added: Feb. 1, 2012
 
 
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