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Harvey Murray Glatman
Birth: Dec. 10, 1927
Bronx County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1959
San Quentin
Marin County
California, USA

Criminal. Born in the Bronx of New York, he was the son of Albert and Ophelia Gold Glatman. He was a slender, meek, intelligent man, who was also mentally ill. He was a boy scout and played in the school band. Arrested for the first time in 1945, he served 8 months in the Colorado State Penitentiary. During his stay at Colorado State Prison, he had been treated by a psychiatrist and once he was released his parents would have him treated by a private psychiatrist. Moving to New York with relatives, he was a television repairman and amateur photographer. Again arrested in 1946, he served five years in Sing Sing Prison and once again received regular psychiatric care. In 1958, Harvey killed three young women. He was known in the media as "The Lonely Hearts Killer" and "The Glamour Girl Slayer". His own attorney, Willard Whittinghill, was quoted as calling Harvey a "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" personality. Harvey was brought to San Quentin on November 5, 1958, sentenced to death. At 31 years of age he was executed in the gas chamber on September 18, 1959. Harvey was the subject of Michael Newton's Book, "Rope", about his crimes. His cremated remains went unclaimed by his own mother. (bio by: Memorial Flower) 
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  Albert Glatman (1890 - 1952)
  Ophelia Glatman (1888 - 1968)
San Quentin Prison Cemetery (defunct)
San Rafael
Marin County
California, USA
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Record added: Jun 14, 2004
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