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 Harry Kendall Thaw

Harry Kendall Thaw

Original Name Henry Kendall
Birth
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Feb 1947 (aged 76)
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 16
Memorial ID 1026 · View Source
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Criminal. He shot and killed architect Stanford White on the roof of Madison Square Garden on the evening of June 25, 1906. The murder was a result of Thaw's jealousy over his wife's (model and showgirl Evelyn Nesbit) relationship with White. After one hung jury, he was found not guilty by reason of insanity. The motion pictures "The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing" and "Ragtime" refer to this event.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1026
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Kendall Thaw (12 Feb 1871–22 Feb 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1026, citing Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .