On Thursday, 3 Mar 1955 Gerald Albert Gallego became first man to die in Mississippi’s new gas chamber. He and Minor Sorber were the subject of the largest manhunt in Mississippi history after escaping from the Hinds County jail. Jailer J. C. Landrum was assaulted during the escape and died a few days later. Gallego was a cop-hater that had killed two police officers. He was arrested in Jackson County 14 Sep 1954 for killing the two officers in two separate incidents. He was the father of Gerald Armand Gallego who was a serial thrill killer. The younger Gallego and his wife killed 10 victims. Young Gallego died in Ely State Prison in Nevada of rectal, lung and liver cancer at age 55.
- New FROM Board member – Scott Steele September 9, 2019
- First Responders of MS Benefit Concert with Jackie Evans: Thursday, Sept. 27th August 30, 2018
- Whitley Grace Golf Tournament: Monday, Sept. 10th August 30, 2018
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- MS Christian Living magazine focus: First Responders of MS August 6, 2018