Executions · Montana · Newspaper clippings

Triple hanging of murderers (and a formal invitation to the event)

February 16, 1917
White Sulphur Springs, Montana
Harrison Gibson, Henry Hall, and Lester Fahley are hanged for murder

The executed convicts were from a group of seven railway workers who robbed a train unassociated to their employer. Gibson, Hall, and Fahley shot their victims after the robbery, which earned them the death penalty.

Invitations were issued to various members of the community, including Herbert Fleming who was county auditor at the time and was legally required to attend. Around 60 witnesses were present at the execution.

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