The Lawton Constitution (Lawton, Oklahoma) 22 May 1947
( e x c e p t o r n i n g by i s h e r 2,00 o n s through l y unless ll Five Men Serving Life Terms Seek Clemency OKLAHOMA CITY, May. 22.--(IP) --Five men serving life terms for n i u r d c r are included on 26 docket for the state pardon parole hoard to consider for clemency clemency recommendations, Joe Harp, slate pardon and parole officer, here today. Harp said 30 cases were on the docket and that the board would interview 50 other prisoners at state penitentiary at McAlester placement on f u t u r e dockets. board meeting will last for two days and is the first in this administration to be held outside of state capitol. Jack Ford, serving life for murder murder in Osage county is a 37-year-old f o r m e r Semlnolc worker who went to prison first bigamy in Pottawatomle county 1930. He escaped from the Atoka trusty camp in 1931 but was returned returned to resume his sentence of fivs years, being discharged in 1!)33. Two years later he killed Whitechurch, 17, in a robbery and returned to prison for a life sentence. sentence.