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1903 – The William West – Will West case at a federal prison in Leavenworth, Kansas, changed the way that people were classified and identified

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Bonus facts These two men look nearly identical, they had the same name, and they were sent to the same prison. Before imprisonment, they had never met. They are the reason why fingerprints are now used to identify people. 1903 – The William West – Will West Case at a Federal Prison in Leavenworth, Kansas, changed…