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> I have a prison look up, if you have information for California.
> My Grandmother's cousin, Earl Cunningham, was sent to Alcatraz
> Prison for about 5 yrs. The family never talked about the crime he
> committed. I'm curious if you can find it.
> Earl was born around 1910 in Garrison, Missouri, they came to CA.
> around 1936, I think he was sent to prison around 1950. At the
> he lived in either Watsonville, or San Luis Obispo CA.
> As the family story goes there was a women involved, and he
> supposedly went to Prison for her. But that could have been
> Just curious,
Alcatraz Prison (set in San Francisco Bay) was a Federal Prison for
the worst of the prison inmates. If Earl was sent there, he must have
been convicted of a FEDERAL offense. You might check newspapers for
reports of his trial.