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Theodore Cole
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1913
Pittsburg
Crawford County
Kansas, USA
Death: unknown

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# 74840665
Theodore Cole
Added by: Carl W. McBrayer
 
 
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 Added: Jan. 20, 2017

-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 1, 2012
 
 
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