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Lester Henry Dorman
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1891
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 1920
Santa Rosa
Sonoma County
California, USA

Police detectives Lester Dorman, Miles Jackson and Sonoma County Sheriff James A. Petray are killed by George Boyd, member of a Howard Street gang responsible for kidnapping and raping several women. Boyd and other captured gang members are taken to Santa Rosa Jail where a mob of 2,000 makes three failed attempts over nine hours to break in and lynch them, and shots are fired between the crowd and prison guards. Because of links between the gang and boxing in the city, the police commission revokes all permits for future bouts.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles M. Dorman (1871 - 1921)
  Margaret M. Howell Dorman (1871 - 1947)
 
 Sibling:
  Milton Edward Dorman (1891 - 1979)*
  Lester Henry Dorman (1891 - 1920)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Colma
San Mateo County
California, USA
 
Created by: sierra
Record added: Jun 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19736337
Lester Henry Dorman
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