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Major Joseph Crowson
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1900
Death: Jan. 27, 1934

Major Crowson was shot in the escape at the Eastham Unit in Weldon Texas by Raymond Hamilton, Joe Palmer, Henry Methvin. Bonnie and Clyde, aided by Hilton Bybee hid a pistol in a pre determined spot and waited in a car nearby. Crowson with fellow guard Olin Bozeman were both shot in the escape, Bozeman wounded in the hip, Crowson shot pointblank in the stomach. Bozeman recovered but Crowson developed pneumonia and died. 
 
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 Parents:
  Theophulus Walton Crowson (1871 - 1935)
  Margaret I. Hallmark Crowson (1876 - 1957)
 
 Sibling:
  Major Joseph Crowson (1900 - 1934)
  Velma Crowson Holliday (1905 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Lovelady
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Lanny Medlin
Record added: Jun 29, 2008
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