|Birth Day||April 17, 1884|
|Birth Place||Cuero, TX|
|Age||135 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Aug 17, 1915 (age 31)|
Jewish factory worker who was killed by a lynch mob and became a symbol of antisemitism in America.
He studied mechanical engineering at Cornell University.
He was killed after public outcry that his sentence for murder had been reduced from a death sentence to life in prison, despite evidence suggesting he was innocent to begin with.
He had one sister named Marian.
His story was made into a TV miniseries called The Murder of Mary Phagan, which starred Rebecca Miller.