Deadly bomb attack took place at Houston’s Poe Elementary 61 years ago today


It was Sept. 15, 1959, when an ex-convict, 49-year-old Paul Orgeron, showed up on the campus of Edgar Allan Poe Elementary with his 7-year-old son and a suitcase packed with dynamite.

He was angry that he couldn’t enroll his son in school because he didn’t have the proper paperwork.

Orgeron handed a teacher a note and then triggered the bomb.

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Source: ABC13