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Cecil John Shuttleworth (March 24, 1892 – May 23, 1963) was an American prison administrator. He was the first Associate Warden of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary under James A. Johnston from 1934,[1] both men were known for their strict discipline and known as "iron men". A few years later he became associate warden of Leavenworth in Kansas and on January 1, 1942 became warden of the Prison Camps/Federal Correctional Institution, Milan in Michigan.[2][3][4]

Cecil John Shuttleworth
Born(1892-03-24)March 24, 1892
DiedMay 23, 1963 (1963-05-24) (aged 71)
Winter Park, Orange, Florida, United States of America
OccupationFederal Bureau of Prisons administrator
Known forAssociate Warden, Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary (1934–37)


  1. ^ Wellman, Gregory L. (28 May 2008). A History of Alcatraz Island:: 1853-2008. Arcadia Publishing. p. 69. ISBN 978-0-7385-5815-8. Retrieved 8 September 2012.
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  3. ^ United States. Bureau of Prisons; United States. Board of Probation (1939). Federal offenders: a review of the work of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Retrieved 8 September 2012.
  4. ^ Hopkins, John Appleton Haven. Diary of world events, being a chronological record of the Second World War photographically reproduced from the American and foreign newspaper dispatches as reported day by day: including maps, pictures, cartoons, anecdotes, official messages, reports and declarations, and congressional acts. National Advertising Co. Retrieved 8 September 2012.