Killing of George Taylor in Alabama in 1934


Case summary

George Taylor, 26, was killed in 1934 by a mob in Birmingham, Alabama. Taylor was said to have threatened three white girls, Grace Tabor, Lorena Tidwell, and Edith Tidwell, with a gun.One girl escaped and alerted someone. A mob formed and shot and killed Taylor.


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Perpetrator group type: mob

Date of incident: 1934-08-23
Location: Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama
Location type: public space - urban
Allegation against victim: assaulting three white women

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