Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Robert Emmet O'Malley Inmate File: Mugshot

Description: 

Mugshot of Pendergast tax fraud accomplice Robert Emmett O'Malley, Inmate #55296, taken at U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas. O'Malley, superintendent of the Missouri State Insurance Department, was charged on May 22, 1939 for tax fraud. He was sentenced two years in prison, nine months longer than Tom Pendergast's sentence in the same trial.

Object Type: 
Date: 
May 29th 1939
Modern Location: 
Leavenworth, KS
Person Name: 
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the National Archives at Kansas City. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the National Archives at Kansas City.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
NARA ID 571125, Inmate Case Files, 7/3/1895 - 11/5/1957
Digital Object Identifier: 
NARA-55296-0016
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