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H2H 4. 158. Claude "Cowboy" Henry and Toni Jo. Love, Murder and Louisiana's Tiger Girl.

Louisiana, 1939. Toni Jo and her husband Cowboy had a special kind of love. Like Bonnie and Clyde or Romeo and Juliet, they would go to great lengths to love each and…to be together. But star-crossed lovers usually end in tragedy, and this story is no different. After her husband is convicted of murder, Toni Jo hatches a plan to spring him from prison. Along the way she will murder an innocent man, and instead of saving her husband, becomes the first and only woman in Louisiana to die in the electric chair. This is a Story of Murder and

Love. This is the story of Claude Cowboy Henry and his Wife Toni Jo. Louisiana’s Tiger Girl.




Sources used for this podcast:


The Shreveport Times | 2.8.1941 | AP

The Crowley Post Signal | 11.28.1942 | AP

The Crowley Post Signal | 8.5.1992 | AP

The Weekly Town Talk | 8.8.1942 | AP

Marshall News Messenger | 11.25.1942 | AP

Austin American Statesman | 7.16.1945 | AP

Austin American Statesman | 1.30.1938 | AP

Victoria Advocate | 11.16.1937 | UPI

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