KSP prisoner 128

Title

KSP prisoner 128

Subject

KSP mugshots

Description

#128- Joseph Derion from Brown County. Sentenced to the Kansas State Penitentiary in Lansing on 03-25-1902 for Manslaughter 4.

Below are excerpts from Brown County World leading up to his time at the Kansas State Penitentiary.

Brown County World, Friday Feb. 8, 1901
Joe Derion, the Indian who shot and killed Murray Campbell, has only been married a few months. He married Miss Lela Whittaker, of Falls City, who was a missionary on the reservation. She thought he had decided to be a good Indian…
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Brown County World, Friday Dec. 13, 1901
A case has been filed against Joseph Derion for the murder of Murray Campbell on the reservation last January. Derion waived preliminary hearing before Justice Bronson and was turned over to the district court at once.
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Brown County World, Friday Mar. 28, 1902
Derion Goes to Penitentiary
Sheriff Smith took Joseph Derion to the state penitentiary at Lansing Tuesday. Derion had to be vaccinated and the authorities would not admit him until certain that the vaccination was successful. Derion will only have to serve one year in the penitentiary from the time he was sentenced by Judge Stuart about the last of February.

Date

March 1902

Format

Glass plate negative

Identifier

2001.12.2E

Files

2001-12-2E_iii_jpg.jpg
2001-12-2E_i_jpg.jpg

Collection

Citation

“KSP prisoner 128,” Lansing Historical Museum, accessed April 9, 2020, https://lansingmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/40.