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Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “The Man Who Shot President M’Kinley”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: St. Louis, Missouri
Date of publication: 9 September 1901
Volume number: 54
Issue number: 19
Pagination: 1

 
Citation
“The Man Who Shot President M’Kinley.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch 9 Sept. 1901 v54n19: p. 1.
 
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Keywords
Leon Czolgosz.
 
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz.
 
Notes
This article is accompanied on the same page by a photograph, captioned as follows: “Two Views of Assassin Leon Frans Czolgosz.” The photograph is credited as being taken by the Detective Bureau of the Buffalo Police.
 
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The Man Who Shot President M’Kinley

 

OFFICIAL POLICE DESCRIPTION OF CZOLGOSZ.

Name, Leon Frans Czolgosz (alias Frank Nieman).
Age, 28; height, 5 feet 75/8 inches; weight, 138 pounds.
Hair, brown; wavy.
Eyes, blue-gray.
Head, round and large at apex.
Nose, prominent; mouth, well curved, lending pleasant look to features.
Jawbones not prominent.
Chin, weak and receding, narrowing to a point.
Teeth, good.
Temperament, highly emotional.
Figure, erect and solid.
Habit, inveterate smoker.
Though narrow, forehead high, heightening look of intelligence.
Voice, low; speaks with accent.
Born in Detroit, Mich.
Educated in Catholic parochial school in Detroit.
The name is pronounced “Golgoss.”

 

 


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