H96.1.1400

Abbott Murder Trial
7-Nov-55
3.75 in HIGH x 4.75 in WIDE
(9.52 cm HIGH x 12.06 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers
H96.1.1400


For a detailed summary of the prosecution's arguments, please see the "Remarks" screen for h96.1.1436. First day of the trial of Burton W. Abbott, accused of the kidnapping and murder of 14 year-old Stephanie Bryan. From Nov. 7 until Nov. 15, the trial was occupied with selection of the jury. In this photograph, Burton Abbott confers with his defense attorney Harold Hove. Behind them, Georgia Abbott, Burton's wife, talks with bailiff John Fitzpatrick. To the side, attorney John F. Hanson, Jr., confers with an unidentified man.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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