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Depression Desperado : The Chronicle of Raymond Hamilton


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Raymond Hamilton, a pal of Bonnie and Clyde was one of the best-known desperadoes of the 1930s. Many thought he was more deadly and dangerous than his counterpart, Clyde Barrow. His 1934 escape from the Texas State Prison in Huntsville Texas made the front page of the New York Times. Although overshadowed, by the legend of Bonnie and Clyde, Raymond Hamilton was every bit as notorious and his crime spree rivaled any of his era. This book chronicles Hamiltons life from humble beginnings in Schulter, Oklahoma to an early demise at the age of 21 in the Texas death house.