John Anglin

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John Anglin

American criminal who took part in the June 1962 Alcatraz escape and was never heard from again add

Category: Justice-Crime

Born in 1930.

Country: United States (100%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Allen West (prisoner), Clint Eastwood, Fred Ward

Linked to: Category:American bank robbers, Columbia Savings Bank Building

 

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John Anglin was born in 1930 add something

 

"'John William Anglin"' was an American criminal who took part in the June 1962 Alcatraz escape and was never heard from again add something


1958

In 1958 John Anglin robbed the Columbia Alabama bank with a toy gun together with his brothers Clarence and Alfred add something


1960

John was sent to Alcatraz after being caught attempting escape from the state penitentiary; he arrived on October 21, 1960, as Alcatraz inmate AZ1476, and Clarence arrived on January 10, 1961, as Alcatraz inmate AZ1485 add something


1961

By September 1961, prisoners Frank Morris, Allen West, and the Anglin brothers were planning an elaborate escape attempt add something


1962

In 1962, the three were put on the FBI's Most Wanted List add something


John Anglin died in 1962 add something

 

By late May 1962, Morris, West, and the Anglins had finished cutting through the walls of their cells add something


1963

In 1963, J. Campbell Bruce published his book "Escape from Alcatraz" about escapes from Alcatraz Island, including that of Morris and the Anglin brothers add something


1979

The 1979 film "Escape from Alcatraz" starred Clint Eastwood, Fred Ward, and Jack Thibeau as Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin respectively add something

 

Allen West (prisoner) - The 1979 film "Escape from Alcatraz" starred Clint Eastwood, Fred Ward, and Jack Thibeau as Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin respectively

 

Frank Morris (prisoner) - The 1979 film "Escape from Alcatraz" starred Clint Eastwood, Fred Ward, and Jack Thibeau as Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin respectively


1990

The program, "Alcatraz: Search for the Truth" provided viewers with evidence kept by the brothers' family that included: Christmas cards signed by "John" and "Clarence"; an audio tape of a childhood family friend, Fred Brizzi, telling the family in the early 1990s about a chance encounter in 1975 with the brothers in Rio de Janeiro,_Brazil; a photograph taken by the same family friend in 1975 of two men resembling John and Clarence Anglin add something


2010

Allen West (prisoner) - Other evidence included the deathbed confession of another Anglin brother, Robert, who told family members in 2010 that he had been in contact with John and Clarence from 1963 until approximately 1987


2015

On October 12, 2015, however, a History Channel documentary, "Alcatraz: Search For The Truth", provided new evidence in the case add something

 

On October 12, 2015, the History Channel premiered a documentary about the 1962 Alcatraz escape, focusing on John and Clarence Anglin and the possibility that their escape was successful add something

 

Graff, Amy. San Francisco Chronicle, 13 October 2015 add something


2018

Allen West (prisoner) - In 2018, the FBI confirmed the existence of a letter, allegedly written by escapee John Anglin, had forced them to reopen the investigation into the case