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Inmate Information Sheet for Harry Powers


On March 18, 1932, convicted murderer Harry F. Powers, the "Bluebeard of Quiet Dell," was hanged at the West Virginia Penitentiary at Moundsville.

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Execution of Mass Murderer Harry Powers
"Powers Kept Iron Nerve"
"'Just What I Expected', Says Powers of First Degree Verdict"
State of West Virginia vs. Harry F. Powers
"'Thy Brother's Blood': Capital Punishment in West Virginia"
Finding Aid, Harrison County Circuit Court Records, State of West Virginia vs. Harry Powers


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