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Subject is faining [feigning] insanity and refuses to speak-These sheets are made
up from information as revealed under #54991-Henry Helms.
Register No. EX 70 Name Helms, Henry
Last Residence Eastland, Texas. ?????
Employed at Rig Builder Number years experience 13 years
Name last employer ????? P.O.
Do you drink? No Gamble? No Use tobacco? Yes In what form? Cigts
Member of what church? None What lodge None
Father’s name [redacted] Address Wichita Falls, Texas.
Mother’s name [redacted] “ Wichita Falls, Texas.
Wife’s name [redacted] “ Wichita Falls, Texas.
Brother’s name X
Sister’s name X
Ever arrested before Yes When Where
For what arrested
Ever in penitentiary, reformatory or workhouse Yes
In what State Texas County Wichita
For what convicted Robbery by assault and violence
Ex-register No 54991 Name Henry Helms
When received By whom Date 6/23/1926
How long did you serve Discharged Pardoned Yes Paroled Escaped
From where discharged Pardoned By whom Procl #20397 Date 1/10/1927
In event I should get seriously ill, injured or die I wish you to notify [redacted] (w)Wichita Falls, Texas.
Date 9/3/1929 Age 33 (29) Term Death Race White Shoe 10½ Any service in U.S. army or navy? No
Excerpts from the death row file of Henry Helms (#70), September 6, 1929. Historical death row files, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.