CALIFORNIA COLLECTION: San Quention Mugshots – “Percy W. Beckley” (1925)

Percy W. Beckley, Alias, W.P. Beckley: A native of Penn. Age 40, 5’7-7/8 ” – 162 lbs. Blue eyes. Dark chest hair. Dark ruddy comp. Occupation R.R. Timekeeper. Arrested Feb. 17, 1925. Chg.: Robbery. Det. Serg’ts. A. McQuaide – F. Lord – W. Proll. On March 26, 1924, together with Rhonde C. Wilson, heldup and robbed the Westwood Branch of the Mercantile Trust Co., and took $4,989.00. On March 25, 1925, sentenced to San Quentin Prison, 5 years to life for robbery in the 1st.

Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.

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