Verlin H. Spencer

Verlin H. Spencer

Birth
Colorado, USA
Death 11 Jan 1991 (aged 88)
San Diego County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 86754909 · View Source
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South Pasadena Junior HS principal, addicted to bromides and under the influence of bromides, mass murdered the principal of South Pasadena HS, the Superintendent of Schools, the vice principal of South Pasadena Junior HS, the South Pasadena school manager, and two teachers, before trying to take his own life. He had also shot a school secretary who survived his rampage. He was initially taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital where he was treated and then transferred to the prison ward of Los Angeles County General Hospital. He was later sentenced to 5 consecutive life sentences in San Quentin for his crimes. He worked in the prison's library and taught school to inmates. He was released from prison in 1970 and moved to HI under an assumed name where he worked to rehabilitate ex prison inmates with the Salvation Army.


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  • Created by: In the Dust of Stars
  • Added: 14 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86754909
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Verlin H. Spencer (28 Dec 1902–11 Jan 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86754909, ; Maintained by In the Dust of Stars (contributor 47374189) Unknown.