State v. Ed Clemmons, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Ed Clemmons, et al.
Case Date: 
1905
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Assault, Felonious

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
150
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Charged with felonious assault with a pistol. Additional defendants: Dick Beal (col.), Dock Davis (col.), Tump Clemmons (col.), Haywood Pyles (col.), and Lillian Oten. Ed Clemmons was sentenced to fourteen years in the State Penitentiary. exhibit- Union City Democrat, 5 May 1905- "Blind Tiger Raided. Glorious Work Performed by the City Citizens of Union City on Last Monday." Clemmons removed to Dresden to avoid lynching.