[Genealogy Research Club] Re: Finding a prison inmate
- Texas Department of Criminal Justice
List of All Offenders on Death Row 1923-1973
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--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Lisa Keene
>living in Calif. along with my great uncle.
> i have one for the books how does a person disappear for 30 years?
> Could they have been in prison??
> How do you find out about the Texas inmates
> Both my grandfather & great uncle disappeared for 30 years.
> Last census they were in was 1900.
> Then my grandfather shows up in the 1930 census, married, and
> Ms Brandy Sacco <eusbls@...> wrote:
> I tried finding information and this is what I came up
> there is information about Arizona prison records.
> At the bottom of the page there is a link for "contact
> us". I think you might be able to get someone to look
> information for you.
> This has links for CA prison records, and has a
> "contact us".
> Good Luck!
> --- Liz Flint <flints@...> wrote:
> > Richard Harry; born 1908 possibly/probably in grand
> > rapids/itasca
> > county, Minnesota.
> > I thought I'd heard the jail was in Arizona or
> > California. (sisters to
> > Richard were Mabel/Alice/Ruth)
> > Parents were Jesse W. & Jenny (McAlister) Harry
> > Thanks
> > Liz
> > eusbls wrote:
> > >
> > > Do you know his first and last name?
> > > Approx. Year of birth and where he was born?
> > >
> > > If you have this information, then I can do a
> > search.
> > > Brandy
> > >
> > > --- In email@example.com
> > > <mailto:genealogyresearchclub%40yahoogroups.com>,
> > Liz Flint <flints@>
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > How do I go about finding a great uncle
> > (Richard) who supposedly
> > > went to
> > > > prison for forgery?
> > > > I have his parents, and their 5 children (one of
> > which is my
> > > paternal
> > > > grandmother). According to family stories, he
> > and his dad (Jesse)
> > > didn't
> > > > get along well when Richard was a teen. He left
> > home. I think I
> > > found
> > > > him in the Army as an early 20 yr old (but not
> > sure this is the
> > > right
> > > > person). Jesse was a warden, and on a trip out
> > west to a World
> > > Expo, he
> > > > used his police "credentials" to ask questions.
> > The story goes he
> > > was in
> > > > prison for forgery. Of course, this was a
> > sensitive subject and no
> > > one
> > > > wanted to discuss it. My sister and I have found
> > other Richards in
> > > what
> > > > would be his later years, with a family.
> > > > I don't know what prison, when he would have
> > been in and/or
> > > out of
> > > > prison. Any clues how I would go about trying to
> > track this
> > > person?
> > > > Where to start?
> > > > Thanks for any help someone can give.
> > > > Liz
> > > >
> > >
> > >
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