Contributed by cgmfrance, an ePodunk user.
September 6, 2007
Does anyone know anythink about this man ???? lived in amos up untill 1952. I am the only surviving member of his family - Grand daughter.
20th september1952 - condemed j.thomas maury (aged 38 years) to 20 years prison.(Manslaughter)
j.thomas maury entered st vincent de paul penitentury 22 september 1952. (PRISONER NUMBER ****).
Clerk for the warden = Guy Labelle.
died in prison 15.30 (7th january 1959) natural causes. Age at death 44years 5months 11days.
Time served = 6 years 3 months 19 days.
Fathers name = Maury - France.
Mothers name = Rosalie ? - Polish.
Prison Doctor : Jacques Lefebvre.
body not reclaimed - funeral in prison grave yard. 10 January 1952.
Prison record states:
Born 27th july 1914 in La Machine,Le Nievre, France.
Parents name unknown.
Name of wife unknown but he was a widower.
We are trying to peice together the last years of this fasinating life but are troubled by the fact that he stated to the prison authorities in Canada that he was a widower - This is a story which started after reading my grand mothers war diary begining on the first day of the invasion of Poland 1939.