Month: April 2015

John Tomski, “Robbery”, 29 March 1947

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John Tomski was one of nine children who grew up on a farm outside New Castle. He was sixteen when his father, Frank, died. His mother kept the farm running, with the help of her sons, except for Gene, who joined the army and spent six years in Germany, and Chester, who was in jail most of the time. When he was twenty-three, John followed Pete Baranski as he walked home from a bar on […]