Mcgee Gets Life Term, Daily Racing Form, 1935-05-29


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McGEE GETS LIFE TERM JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., May 28. The plea of Miss Mary McElroy was heeded Monday by Governor Guy B. Park, who commuted the death sentence of Walter McGeo to life imprisonment. McGee was the first kidnaper to be giventhe extreme penalty in the United States. The governors announcement came just as the whole nation wag stirred by the Weyerhaeuser abduction

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