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Title
Home of Marion Parker, kidnap and murder victim, Los Angeles, 1927 or 1928
Date Created and/or Issued
[1927 or 1928]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
In December of 1927, 12-year-old Marion Parker was kidnapped for ransom and murdered by William Edward Hickman, who had previously worked with her father, Perry M. Parker, at First National Bank. Hickman confessed to the crime and was sentenced to death in February of 1928 after a 13-day trial. He was executed at San Quentin, October 19, 1928.
Photograph of the Parker family home, located at 1631 South Wilton Place.
Handwritten on negative: Parker Case, Parker Home
Text from negative sleeve: Hickman, William Edward
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_10415
ark:/21198/zz002hbcnx
Subject
Homicides--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles
Kidnappings--California--Los Angeles
Parker, Marion, 1915-1927
Hickman, William Edward, 1908-1928
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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