CRIME: Paradise Lost

In San Carlos, Nicaragua, on Feb. 23, 1894, according to U. S. Immigration records, French and German parents gave birth to one Jean Dee Jarnette, who was brought to California in 1910, ran off to sea two years later. In 1923, after Jean Dee Jarnette had roamed restlessly over Europe, Australia and the South Seas, he was convicted of rape and sent to California's lone Reformatory. In 1931, he was again convicted of rape and carrying concealed weapons, sent to San Quentin. There he confided to his cellmate an ambition that had...

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