Tag Archives: Patton State Hospital

Fugitive caught

Jan. 6, 1958 Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies finally caught up with escaped mental patient Mary H. Andrews (alias Mary Mitchell Andrews), who vanished in November after kidnapping her mother and a friend. Since then, The Times said, Mary had been … Continue reading

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Mental patient flees

  Nov. 20-21, 1957 Los Angeles There are many things we don’t know about Mary H. Andrews. We don’t know, for example, why Judge Elmer D. Doyle committed her to a Glendale mental hospital in November 1952, the first in … Continue reading

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Nov. 20, 1957


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Snooze alarm

  Sept. 16-19, 1957 Los Angeles "State Senate committee hearing" is one of the most boring phrases in the English language and the thick dust of half a century only adds layers of tedium. But let’s stand in the back … Continue reading

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