Orchard, Harry, 1866-1954

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1866-03-18
Death 1954-04-13

Biographical notes:

Went by the name of Harry Orchard. Paid union terrorist. Hired by the Western Federation of Miners to kill former Idaho governor, Frank Steunenburg. Died in prison in 1954.

From the description of Confession of Harry Orchard, 1906 [microform]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50436717

Albert E. Horsley (Harry Orchard--pseudonym) murdered the former governor of Idaho, Frank Steunenberg in the early 1900s. Through the kindness and Christian witness of the Mrs. Steunenberg Horsley became a Christian. These diaries were written while Horsley was an inmate in the Idaho State Penitentiary.

From the description of Diaries, 1916-1929. (Andrews University). WorldCat record id: 190823561

Mining labor leader convicted of murdering Frank Steuenberg, ex-govenor of Idaho.

From the description of Letters, 1912-1915. (Southern Methodist University). WorldCat record id: 17682379

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Subjects:

  • Prisoners--Correspondence
  • Prisons
  • Prison visits
  • Miners--Labor unions
  • Labor disputes
  • Cripple Creek Strike, Cripple Creek Colo., 1903-1904
  • Strikes and lockouts--Gold mining
  • Assassins--American

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Places:

  • Colorado (as recorded)
  • Idaho (as recorded)