The Reader’s Notebook: Jason Fairbanks

Sep 25, 2018

Newspaper broadside depicting the hanging of Jason Fairbanks
Credit New England Historical Society

September 25, 2018 -- Jason Fairbanks was an American murderer. Fairbanks came from a prominent family in Dedham, Massachusetts. He was the son of Ebenezer and Prudence Farrington Fairbanks and lived in the Fairbanks House, today the oldest wood-framed house in the country.