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House Committee on State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions, Investigation - 47th R.S. (1941)

Committee Members
Marvin Albert Bundy, Chair
Omar Henry Burkett
Eugene McGlasson
Jack F. Ridgeway
James Alfred Stanford
Charges
• Make a thorough investigation of the conditions existing in all of our eleemosynary institutions, especially with reference to the treatment of the inmates of such institutions and the character of employees therein, with special reference to the complaints called to our attention by the Governor "which set forth accounts of unbelievable treatment accorded inmates of our eleemosynary institutions, accounts which picture horrible beatings, tortures and even death."

Note:
Appointed by Speaker 5/12/1941, pursuant to HSR 236. Report printed in House Journal, 48th Legislature, 2/1/1943, pp. 199-216. See also HSR 32, 47th 1st C.S. relating to appropriation.

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