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Collazo, Oscar, 1914-1994


  • [Oscar Collazo, also Oscar Collazo Lopez, (b. Jan. 20, 1914, Florida, Puerto Rico-d. Feb. 21, 1994, San Juan, Puerto Rico) was one of two Puerto Ricans who attempted to assassinate U.S. President Harry S. Truman in 1950. In 1952, Collazo was sentenced to death, but President Truman commuted his sentence to life imprisonment, and he was sent to the federal prison at Leavenworth, Kansas. Collazo's sentence was commuted to time served by President Jimmy Carter on September 6, 1979.]
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    • Collazo López, Oscar, 1914-1994
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    • Birth Date

        1914-01-20
    • Death Date

        1994-02-21
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas
    • Birth Place

        Florida (P.R.)
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  • Sources

    • found: Oscar Collazo, 2000:t.p. (Oscar Collazo) p. 17 (Oscar Collazo López ; b. 1914 in Puerto Rico)
    • found: Wikipedia.org search, Sept. 4, 2013(Oscar Collazo; b. Jan. 20, 1914, Florida, Puerto Rico; d. Feb. 21, 1994, San Juan, Puerto Rico; was one of two Puerto Ricans who attempted to assassinate U.S. President Harry S. Truman in 1950; In 1952, Collazo was sentenced to death, but President Truman commuted his sentence to life imprisonment ... sent to the federal prison at Leavenworth, Kansas; Collazo's sentence was commuted to time served by President Jimmy Carter on September 6, 1979)
    • found: OCLC, Nov. 5, 2013(hdgs.: Collazo, Oscar; Collazo, Oscar, 1914-; Collazo Lopez, Oscar, 1914-; usage: Oscar Collazo; Oscar Collazo Lopez)
  • General Notes

    • [Oscar Collazo, also Oscar Collazo Lopez, (b. Jan. 20, 1914, Florida, Puerto Rico-d. Feb. 21, 1994, San Juan, Puerto Rico) was one of two Puerto Ricans who attempted to assassinate U.S. President Harry S. Truman in 1950. In 1952, Collazo was sentenced to death, but President Truman commuted his sentence to life imprisonment, and he was sent to the federal prison at Leavenworth, Kansas. Collazo's sentence was commuted to time served by President Jimmy Carter on September 6, 1979.]
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    • 2001-03-05: new
    • 2013-11-06: revised
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