Roger Dale Smith aka Pincushion. Good friend of Charles Manson's from the time Manson arrived at San Quentin's Death Row. RD was once called "the most dangerous, most psychopathic inmate housed at San Quentin".
Smith passed away while serving a life in California. Those who have read the book "Taming The Beast" by Ed George should be familiar with RD Smith.
Handwritten note on the back of a photo of Roger Dale Smith, Charles Manson and Ed George taken at Corcoran State Prison.
Hand signed, "Roger Dale Pincushion".
The recipient's name has been removed from the scan only and not the actual photo.