Sacramento Bee

The following are newspaper article from the Sacramento Bee, in Sacramento, California, that mention Sheldon’s.

4 Dec 1943

Sheldon Transferred?

It was reliably reported here today that Ralph Sheldon, reputed to be one of the “convict bosses” of Folsom Prison, was among the convicts transferred from Folsom to San Quentin Prison this week.

Acting Warden James Adam of Folsom stated he had “no comment to make” on the transfer.

In addition to Sheldon, it is reported many of the prisoners who were removed to San Quentin from Folsom held key positions under Clyde I. Plummer, now under suspension as warden.


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Dale has been studying genealogy heavily for over 30 years, since the age of 10. Although he does not seek professional clients, he has helped a family regain property lost during the Holocaust, and has assisted to obtain historical preservation status for a building in San Francisco. He is a co-admin of the ftDNA Sheldon DNA Project. He lived most of his life in California but has recently moved to upstate New York. He works in the travel industry.
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