BROTHERS ARE AMBUSHED

Raymond & Floyd Hamilton - Dallas County Jail



2614 HARRISON STREET
February 4, 1935
FLOYD'S HARRISON ST. HOME









CROWDS GATHER AROUND FOLLOWING FAILED AMBUSH





JOHN BRATCHER'S CAR


The Hamilton boys were using crime associate John Bratcher's old Model A Ford (seen below)
at the time of the ambush, because it wasn't one that the police were looking for.





FLOYD HAMILTON CAPTURED
FEBRUARY 6, 1935




RAYMOND HAMILTON CAPTURED TOO!







SHERIFF SMOOT SCHMID



VINTAGE DALLAS COUNTY JAIL MENU




SHERIFF SMOOT SCHMID'S FAMOUS CHILI RECIPE
FOR THE DALLAS COUNTY JAIL







1934 mugshot of Floyd Hamilton




Floyd Hamilton was a hard worker, making an honest living, by driving an A&P truck. It was his
involvement in helping out his younger brother, Raymond, that his troubles actually began.





MUGSHOT TAKEN OF FLOYD HAMILTON AT LEAVENWORTH



FLOYD HAMILTON'S FAMILY MEMBERS 1938





FLOYD HAMILTON LETTER AUCTION ITEM


The above signed letter was written by Floyd Hamilton in 1980. In it he
mentions Chuck Coleson one of President Nixon's convicted cabinet
members and Al Capone's right hand man George Meyer who supposedly
drove the getaway car in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago.
Floyd also mentions his becoming the V.P. of the International Prison Ministry.








RELATED FLOYD HAMILTON NEWS ARTICLE



The name of the game, is "INCONSPICUOUS"

In many of these photographs, Floyd Hamilton is shown wearing bib overalls. Not very fitting for
A "big time" bank robber you say? That was the point Floyd was trying to make. By wearing an
old pair of bib overalls, he appeared to be like any other citizen - perhaps a farmer or laborer.
He knew that by wearing a fancy suit and shoes, he'd be sure to come off as somebody of wealth.


Not so for Clyde!





"RECOVERED WEAPONS"

Photo above, displays the weapons recovered
after the ambush at the Harrison Street house
shared by Floyd and Raymond Hamilton. Floyd's
wife, Mildred, and Raymond's girlfriend were
arrested by the laws during this incident.




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