Jewish factory worker who was killed by a lynch mob and became a symbol of antisemitism in America.
He studied mechanical engineering at Cornell University.
He was killed after public outcry that his sentence for murder had been reduced from a death sentence to life in prison, despite evidence suggesting he was innocent to begin with.
He had one sister named Marian.
His story was made into a TV miniseries called The Murder of Mary Phagan, which starred Rebecca Miller.