Edison Tupper Duffy

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Edison Tupper Duffy

Birthdate:
Death: January 27, 1956 (50-51)
Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Oregon, United States (murdered after release from prison)
Place of Burial: Chief Schonchin Cemetery
Immediate Family:

Son of Watson Duffy and Irene Duffy
Partner of Josephine Jackson
Father of Private and Private
Brother of Private; Private; Private; Private and Private

Occupation: ex con
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About Edison Tupper Duffy

Edison served 12 years for killing Josephine, his common-law wife. He was then shot in the head and dumped by the road north of Klamath Falls. A trial of two persons, Burdette and Zelma Ochiho ended in acquittal.

Indian Burt Ochiho
Zelma Joan Ochiho



discovered in ditch by two boys .. see: Medford Mail Tribune (Medford, Oregon) 13 Feb 1956, Mon Page 12
Burdette and Zelma Ochiho were charged but evidently not convicted.

  • Duffy had been convicted )Manslaughter of 24 year-old Josephine Jackson Weeks whom he had killed in 1933. There were sordid preludes to the death. Read: The Evening Herald (Klamath Falls, Oregon) 30 Jan 1933, Mon Pages 1 and 2;
  • The Evening Herald (Klamath Falls, Oregon) 27 Mar 1933, Mon Page 8;
  • Duffy had spent 12 years in prison; see: The Capital Journal (Salem, Oregon) 18 Feb 1956, Sat Page 3
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Edison Tupper Duffy's Timeline

1905
1905
1956
January 27, 1956
Age 51
Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Oregon, United States
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Chief Schonchin Cemetery