Killing of Bill Roan in Texas in 1930
Bill Roan, a farm worker, was killed in 1930 likely by a mob in Bryan, Brazos County, Texas. Roan was accused of attempting to assault the wife of Henry Bowman, the white farmer for whom he worked. A “posse” of white men came for him. His mutilated, gunshot-riddled body was found days later.
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