Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “The Man Who Shot President M’Kinley”
City of publication: St. Louis, Missouri
Date of publication: 9 September 1901
Volume number: 54
Issue number: 19
|“The Man Who Shot President M’Kinley.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch 9 Sept. 1901 v54n19: p. 1.|
|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.|
The Man Who Shot President M’Kinley
OFFICIAL POLICE DESCRIPTION OF CZOLGOSZ.
Name, Leon Frans Czolgosz (alias Frank Nieman).
Age, 28; height, 5 feet 7 / inches; weight, 138 pounds.
Hair, brown; wavy.
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.
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.”