Leonard Carl Maxey’s life was a battle from day one, but he was ready for the fight. Maxey was born on June 23, 1924 in Tacoma, Washington, to a young mother who was just 13 years old. Maxey’s birth mother and grandmother put him up for
Hero Dr. John B. Anderson: A Hero from Spokane’s Last Pendemic On October 5, 1918, James Alphea Howe died after a bout with pneumonia. Howe, a retired merchant and farmer, was 79 years old. Due to his age and the prevalence of respiratory illness, not much thought
Louis Coynt was given the nickname “Tiger,” and he earned it. The fierce criminal had a rap sheet that made the most hardened convicts envious. Assault with a deadly weapon on a deputy, burglary, highway robbery, and sensational prison escapes were some highlights of his career.