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Lewis Edward Lawes

Lewis Edward Lawes (September 13, 1883 – April 23, 1947) was a prison warden and a proponent of prison reform. During his 21-year tenure at Sing Sing Correctional Facility, he supervised the executions of 303 prisoners.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 13th, 1883 (Elmira), Died April 23rd, 1947 (Garrison)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor FS-73553 14-in. 9/20/1932 Crime program, part 1 Lewis Edward Lawes Radio program audition speaker  
Victor FS-73554 14-in. 9/20/1932 Crime program, part 2 Lewis Edward Lawes Radio program audition speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lawes, Lewis Edward," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100763.

Lawes, Lewis Edward. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100763.

"Lawes, Lewis Edward." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100763

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