Bolton, Mildred Mary (1886–1943)

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Bolton, Mildred Mary (1886–1943)

American murderer. Born 1886; died Aug 29, 1943, in women's penitentiary in Dwight, Illinois; m. Charles Bolton (businessman), 1922.

Fired revolver at husband in his office and he died of his injuries within hours (June 15, 1936); received death sentence which was converted to 199 years without parole; served less than 10, committing suicide at women's penitentiary at Dwight by cutting her wrists.