2 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Format is exactly "warrants"
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Death Warrant for Giuseppe Zangara, 1933

Death Warrant for Giuseppe Zangara, 1933

Date
1933-03-13
Description
Death warrant for Giuseppe Zangara, addressed to Leonard Fielding Chapman, superintendent of the Florida State Prison at Raiford, as well as Sheriff Daniel E. Hardie of Dade County. On February 15, 1933, Zangara attempted to assassinate President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt as he gave a speech from the back of an open car in the Bayfront Park area of the city. He fired a total of five shots and wounded five people, including Chicago mayor Anton Cermak, who was standing on the running board of Roosevelt's car during the President-elect's speech. Zangara pleaded guilty to four counts of attempted murder and was sentenced to spend 80 years in prison. Following the death of Anton Cermak and another victim, Mabel Gill, Zangara was indicted for murder and sentenced to death. He was executed in Florida's electric chair at the State Prison on March 20, 1933.
Collection
Death Warrant with the Name Noah J. Tilghman Crossed Out and Replaced with J.B. Brown's Name, 1901

Death Warrant with the Name Noah J. Tilghman Crossed Out and Replaced with J.B. Brown's Name, 1901

Date
1901-01-16
Description
Death warrant signed by Governor William S. Jennings.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s12_b019_f01_01Death Warrant for Giuseppe Zangara, 1933textAssassinations
Assassins
Executions and executioners
Capital punishment
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s12_v001_b46_35Death Warrant with the Name Noah J. Tilghman Crossed Out and Replaced with J.B. Brown's Name, 1901textPoliticians
Capital punishment--Florida
Judicial error--Florida
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