|Birthname||Stroud, Robert Franklin|
|born on||28 January 1890 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )|
|Place||Glasgow MT, USA, 48n12, 106w38|
|Timezone||MST h7w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||09°18' 24°53 Asc. 04°58'|
American homicide who killed two men and was given life in prison. A crippled bird flew into his cell, leading to a life study of birds, writing a textbook and becoming an authority on birds. His story was told in "The Birdman of Alcatraz" by Thomas E. Gassid in 1955 and later was turned into a movie.
Stroud was never paroled due to killing a prison guard, Andrew Turner, 3/26/1916. Stroud died 11/21/1963 Springfield, MA.
- Social : Great Publicity 1955 (Subject of book and movie)
Church of Light quotes Irene Beale, from Stroud's mom; PT notes in March 2011 that the 1900 census gives his birthplace as "Washington" and most other sources including Encyclopedia Brittanica online give his birth city as Seattle.
- Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Homicide many at once (Two, one in 1916)
- Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Prison sentence (Life without parole)
- Vocation : Science : Other Science (Ornithologist)
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Study of birds)
- Notable : Famous : Criminal cases (Birdman of Alcatraz, book, movie)
- Notable : Book Collection : Crime Collection