Robert Hale

 

 

Age: 67

 

Summary: religious zealot who called himself "Papa Pilgrim" and led his wife and 15 children on a spiritual quest to Alaska wilderness in 1988, who was originally from Texas and eloped with 16-year-old Kathleen Connally, the daughter of former Governor John Connally, in 1958 but the young woman died suspiciously, where he said he began his quest as a "pilgrim" after that, and who was sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading no contest to family charges of rape, assault, and incest in 2007.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes, cirrhosis, and blood clots

 

Born: 1941

 

Died: May 24, 2008

 

Location: Anchorage, Alaska