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Fingerprints and physical description for Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. Hawkins was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the National Motor Vehicle Theft Act.

Date: 
November 9th 1931

Prison record for Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929, which includes personal and family information as well as sentencing and arrest dates. Hawkins was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the National Motor Vehicle Theft Act.

Date: 
November 9th 1931

Mugshot of former Negro League baseball player Lemuel Hawkins, taken at U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas. Hawkins played first base for the Kansas City Monarchs from 1921 to 1927 and the Chicago American Giants in 1928. He was convicted for attempted automobile theft in Chanute, Kansas in July 1931. Hawkins was later killed three years later when his accomplice accidentally shot him while attempting to rob a beer distribution truck in Chicago.

Date: 
November 9th 1931
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