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Vanzetti, Bartolomeo

Born: 1888 AD
Died: 1927 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Murderer

1888 – Born on June 11th in Villafalletto, Cuneo. He was a Italian-American immigrant that together with Nicola Sacco was charged and executed for a homicide he hadn’t committed.

1908-1915 – He emigrated to the U.S. and settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts, where he worked as a fish pedlar.

1918-1919 – Became interested in Socialism and philosophical anarchism, and spent in Mexico to avoid the draft because of their opposition to participating in the war.

1920 – They were charged with murdering two men while robbing a payroll (c.$16 000) at a South Braintree, Massachusetts shoe factory.

1921 – They were convicted and sentenced to death.

1927 – Died of execution by electric chair on August 23rd.

1977 – Was vindicated by Massachusetts governor Michael Dukasis.