BirthdayNovember 24, 1887

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Charles Becker

    Full name: Charles Becker
    Also known as: Charles Becker, Becker, Charles
    Professions: American police officer

  2. Charles Becker Known for

    The Terror of Tiny Town (1938), Spangles (1926), The Wizard of Oz (1939), All Over Town (1937)

  3. Charles Becker Death information

    Died: Friday, 30th of July, 1915 (Age: 27)

  4. Charles Becker Biography

    Charles Becker (July 26, 1870 – July 30, 1915) was a Lieutenant in the New York City Police Department between the 1890s and 1910s. He is best known for being tried, convicted and executed for the murder of a Manhattan gambler, Herman Rosenthal. After the Becker-Rosenthal trial, Charles Becker became the first American police officer to receive the death penalty for murder. The scandal that surrounded his arrest, conviction, and execution was one of the most important in Progressive Era New York City.

  5. Charles Becker Family

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