List of homicides in 1933

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This is a List of homicides in 1933, including all cases investigated in the Birmingham District.

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[edit] Jefferson County

[edit] Birmingham

[edit] Tuscaloosa County

  • June 12: Vaudine Maddox, 21, was murdered near her Big Sandy home and her body dumped in a ravine. Three suspects were taken into custody and later abducted by a mob. Two of them were shot to death while a third was wounded, but escaped.
  • August 10: Dan Pippen, Jr, 18, jailed under suspicion of involvement in the murder of Maddox, was shot to death by a mob near the Jefferson County line. No charges were filed.
  • August 10: A. T. Harden, 15, jailed under suspicion of involvement in the murder of Maddox, was shot to death by a mob near the Jefferson County line. No charges were filed.

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[edit] References

  • Hollars, B. J. (Fall 2011) "Martyrs...to a Mock Cause: Murder, Mayhem, and an Honorable Scrubbing in Tuscaloosa." Alabama Heritage. No. 102, pp. 28-35
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