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bob mills for ronelle and forum
three-names or two?
Thu May 11, 2017 18:31
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Ronelle, he was "Richard" to everyone in his social milieu, and he only wanted to be known as "Richard." But if my memory serves, he was "Bruno Richard Hauptmann" on his driver's license, which preceded the time of his arrest. As I pointed out on a separate posting, notorious villains (whether guilty or not) tend to be called by three names. Don't know why that is. Even James Earl Ray used a three-name alias, "Eric Starvo Galt."

I haven't read Zorn's book, so I'll defer to you and the forum on that matter.

  • you're kidding me?Ronelle to Bob Mills, Thu May 11 06:50
    "Anonymous is right in citing these examples." You're kidding? He has cited only "examples" of the AFTERMATH - when he became known as BRUNO by every living human on earth because the Cops and the... more
    • three-names or two? — bob mills for ronelle and forum, Thu May 11 18:31
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      • Re: three-names or two?Joe for Bob Mills, Fri May 12 13:21
        He never went by "Bruno Richard Hauptmann" before his arrest, even on his driver's license. A couple of authors have written have claimed this was the name that came back to Finn from the department... more
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