Francis Tumblety

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Francis Tumblety (c. 1833 – May 28, 1903) was an Irish-born American medical quack who earned a small fortune posing as an "Indian Herb" doctor throughout the United States and Canada.[1] He was an eccentric self-promoter and was often in trouble with the law. He has been put forward as a suspect for the notorious and unsolved Jack the Ripper murder spree in Whitechapel, London, in 1888.

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Francis Tumblety
Bornc. 1833 (1833)
DiedMay 28, 1903(1903-05-28) (aged 69–70)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Resting placeHoly Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester, New York
Other namesFrank Townsend
OccupationMedical quack
Known forJack the Ripper suspect

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