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Catalog Number 2008.010.195
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Samuel Shanks: Organized Crime Hit Man 1962
Date 1962
Description Black and white photograph of Sam Shanks being escorted to trial in the Jefferson County, Colorado courthouse in Golden for the murder of "Walkie Talkie" Roberts. The photograph depicts a 1960 Ford Fairlane patrol unit and Shanks surrounded by Sheriff's Deputies Lyons and Frank Page. Henry Puga is on the far right of the photograph wearing the grey shirt and trousers of a Sheriff's Deputy assigned to the Jail. Next to him, with wihite hair and wearing a jail uniform in Lieutenant John Phillips. The two uniformed deputies and the two on lookers are unidentified.
Copyright All rights belong to Golden History Museums, City of Golden without restriction.
Collection Permanent-Dennis L. Potter
Credit line Golden History Museums, City of Golden, Dennis L. Potter Collection
People Phillips, John
Puga, Henry "Hank"
Search Terms
Jefferson County Jail
Jefferson County Sheriffs
Jefferson County Sheriffs Department
1954 Jefferson County Courthouse