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Book Club – Frontier Justice: The Rise and Fall of the Loomis Gang by E. Fuller Torrey
March 4, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
On March 4th, the OHA Book Club will meet and discuss Frontier Justice: The Rise and Fall of the Loomis Gang by E. Fuller Torrey.
Via Amazon: A definitive history of the Loomis Gang who terrorized central New York in the 1800’s. Well-educated and from aristocratic New England families, George and Rhoda Loomis raised their children to be outlaws. Robbery, horse thieving, bribery, arson, counterfeiting, kidnapping, rape and murder-the Loomis Gang did it all until they were brought down by Constable Jim Filkins and United States Senator Roscoe Conkling.
About the author: E. Fuller Torrey, M.D., is a research psychiatrist specializing in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. He is the executive director of the Stanley Medical Research Institute, the founder of the Treatment Advocacy Center, a professor of psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and the author of twenty books. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.