Temple of Music: Leon Czolgosz and the Murder of President William McKinley

The crowd began beating Czolgosz and McKinley said, “Go easy on him, boys.” Introduction Leon Frank Czołgosz was an American steelworker and anarchist who assassinated American PresidentWilliam McKinley on September 6, 1901, in Buffalo, New York. Czolgosz was executed seven weeks later on October 29, 1901. While some American anarchists described his action as inevitable,[…]