Type of Officer: Foreman
Jurisdiction: US Penitentiary, Leavenworth
Death Date: 6/20/1920
Added to Memorial: 2006
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Foreman R. G. Warnke was fatally beaten by inmate Carl Panzram in the prison laundry room. The inmate struck Warnke in the head with a heavy flat iron.