News


County settles 1999 lawsuit by former PA family

Josephine Galbraith committed suicide in 1995, county admits with an apology to her family

Santa Clara County settled a 9-year-old lawsuit Tuesday afternoon with the children of former Palo Altan Nelson Galbraith, who was wrongfully accused of murdering his former wife, Josephine.

This story contains 625 words.

If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in. Otherwise our system cannot recognize you as having full free access to our site.

If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.

Comments

Like this comment
Posted by pa resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Apr 23, 2008 at 10:02 am

How sad the County screwed around until after Nelson Galbraith died to fully investigate and settle this matter. Imagine dying without being cleared of such a heinous false charge!

The settlement is a joke. His kids will be in my prayers.

They all deserved better treatment from Santa Claus County!


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 23 comments | 9,999 views

New York College Tours
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,775 views

Family Planning: Both Agree Before Getting Pregnant
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,164 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 5 comments | 455 views

 

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 23 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away more than $4 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. When you make a donation, every dollar is automatically doubled, and 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.

DONATE HERE