Robert Franklin Stroud (January 28, 1890 - November 21, 1963), known as the Birdman of Alcatraz, was a prisoner in both Leavenworth and Alcatraz jails. He was originally jailed for manslaughter after a man was killed in Alaska. Whilst in jail he killed a guard in 1916. He managed to evade the death sentence in favour of life imprisonment. The birds he looked after were at Leavenworth and not at Alcatraz.
Robert Stroud died on November 21, 1963 at the age of 73.
Benjamin Stroud's birth name is Benjamin Michael Stroud.
Marcus Stroud was born on June 25, 1978.
Chris Stroud was born on 1982-02-03.
Robert Stroud, the birdman, died of natural causes in the medical center for federal prisoners.
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Robert Stroud was given the name due to his obsession and research on birds
Robert Stroud, better known as "The Birdman of Alcatraz" was known to be gay. In fact, his homosexuality was one of the reasons he was denied parole.
The two most famous were Robert Stroud ("Birdman of Alcatraz") and Al Capone. For more, see the 'related links'
People claim that ghosts haunt Alcatraz Island. Ghosts like Birdman [Robert Stroud] or Al capone.
Robert Franklin Stroud www.alcatrazhistory.com/stroud.htm - 14k Stroud was his last name, John might have been his first. Twas Robert
The book "Birdman Of Alcatraz" was written in 1955 by Thomas E. Gaddis. The book told the true story of Robert Stroud, an inmate of Alcatraz who became an expert on bird diseases.
On March 26th, 1916, Birdman of Alcatraz received solitary. The birdman was Robert Stroud. Robert shot and killed a man who beat and raped his girlfriend. He was sent to jail to await trial for murder.