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Oregon officer Thomas Gurdane, who helped capture William Edward Hickman, Los Angeles, 1928
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Hickman was executed at San Quentin, October 19, 1928.
Related to the article, "Hickman Confesses Kidnaping Girl, Fugitive caught in Breakneck Race with Oregon Officers," Los Angeles Times, 23 Dec. 1927: 1.
Photograph of Thomas B. Gurdane, Chief of Police, Pendleton, Oregon, who was involved in the chase and capture of William Hickman. Hickman was captured in Echo, Oregon, after an eight-day manhunt following the kidnap and murder of 12-year-old Marion Parker.
Text from negative sleeve: Hickman, William Edward
Handwritten on negative sleeve: Tom Gurdane
b&w nitrate negative
Kidnappings--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
Hickman, William Edward, 1908-1928
Parker, Marion, 1915-1927
Gurdane, Thomas B., 1872-1968
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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