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Birdman of Alcatraz

Birdman of AlcatrazAKA Robert Franklin Stroud

Born: 28-Jan-1890
Birthplace: Seattle, WA
Died: 22-Nov-1963
Location of death: Springfield, MO [1]
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Buried, Masonic Cemetery, Metropolis, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Subject of Burt Lancaster movie

[1] Medical Center for Federal Prisoners, Springfield, MO.

Father: Ben Stroud
Mother: Elizabeth Stroud
Sister: (2 half sisters, older)
Brother: Marcus (b. 1897)
Girlfriend: Kitty O'Brien
Wife: Della Jones (m. 1933, via postal mail)

    Ran Away From Home (1903-07)
    Manslaughter F. K. "Charlie" Von Dahmer, Juneau, AK (18-Jan-1909)
    Murder stabbed a guard at Leavenworth (26-Mar-1919)
    Suicide Attempt Alcatraz (Dec-1951)
    Drug Overdose Alcatraz (Dec-1951)
    Inmate: Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary (1912-42)
    Inmate: Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary (1942-59)
    Risk Factors: Depression

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