Gastonia Gazette January 1, 1949

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Gastonia Gazette January 1, 1949  - L. Solution Suggested For Kendall Problem...
L. Solution Suggested For Kendall Problem RALEIGH— (/Pj— A possible solution solution to the problem of Hamp Kendall Kendall who wants a slanderous tombstone tombstone Inscription erased has been suggested by Attorney General Harry Harry McMullan. McMullan said that Kendall might file suit against "the persons responsible for erecting and maintaining maintaining the tombstone," and "it is possible the court might issue a mandatory injunction requiring the erasure of the slanderous inscription." inscription." Kendall spent nine years in prison prison many years ago for a murder he did not commit. Later he was ftilly pardoned and the state reimbursed reimbursed him about $5.000. However, a tombstone had been erected in a churchyard near Lenoir Lenoir with an inscription which said that Lawrence Nelson was "robbed and murdered by Hamp Kendall.",

Clipped from The Gastonia Gazette01 Jan 1949, SatPage 5

The Gastonia Gazette (Gastonia, North Carolina)01 Jan 1949, SatPage 5
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