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Sentencing document for Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929. Hawkins was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the National Motor Vehicle Theft Act.

Date: 
November 9th 1931

Correspondence regarding Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929, after he was shot and killed in a robbery on August 19, 1934. The Chicago Police Department requests Hawkins' criminal record from the Leavenworth Penitentiary warden. Hawkins was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the National Motor Vehicle Theft Act.

Date: 
August 22nd 1934

Correspondence regarding Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929, after he was shot and killed in a robbery on August 19, 1934. Record Clerk Carl Zarter provides the requested background information and criminal record of Lemuel Hawkins after his death. Hawkins was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the National Motor Vehicle Theft Act.

Date: 
September 6th 1934

Mugshot of Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085. Galatas was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy related to the Union Station Massacre.

Date: 
January 5th 1935

Mugshot of Louis Stacci, Inmate #46087. Stacci was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy related to the Union Station Massacre.

Date: 
January 5th 1935

Mugshot of John Luteran, Inmate #52956. Luteran was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights.

Date: 
April 30th 1938

Commitment document for John Luteran, Inmate #52956, in which his sentence at Leavenworth is affirmed and the U.S. Marshal confirms Luteran's transfer to the warden of the penitentiary. Luteran was sentenced to three years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights.

Date: 
April 30th 1938

Mugshots for Robert Strohm, Inmate #53421. Strohm was sentenced to two years and six months in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 18th 1938

Mugshots of Joseph Maher, Inmate #53422. Maher was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 18th 1938

Letter from Lewis J. Grout, Chief U.S. Probation Officer, to Mr. N. R. Timmons, Chief Parole Officer at the Leavenworth Penitentiary, regarding Joseph Maher, Inmate #53422, discussion verification of Maher's post-parole employment plans. Maher was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
April 27th 1939

Mugshot for Glenn Barnard, Inmate #53424. Barnard was sentenced to one year and six months in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Weeden Henderson, Inmate #53425. Henderson was sentenced to one year and six months in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Thomas Audley, Inmate #53426. Audley was sentenced to one year and six months in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Sam Brenner, Inmate #53427. Brenner was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Ernest Williams, Inmate #53428. Williams was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 18th 1938

Mugshots of Thomas J. Pendergast, Inmate #55295, contained in a folder noting his conditional release from prison on May 30, 1940. Pendergast, known for his powerful Kansas City political machine and ties to organized crime, was found guilty of income tax evasion in 1939 and sentenced to 15 months in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth.

Date: 
May 29th 1939

Prison record of Manny Akers, Inmate #30817, which includes personal and family information as well as sentencing and arrest dates. Akers was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of attempting to influence jurors.

Date: 
October 11th 1928

Trusty Prisoner's Agreement of Manny Akers, Inmate #30817, in which Akers signs a contract allowing special rights and responsibilities within the penitentiary. Akers was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of attempting to influence jurors.

Date: 
January 2nd 1929

Document copied to a federal probation officer containing parole information for Frank Mulloy, Inmate #39293. The document includes Mulloy's background and family information, and describes how he and his co-defendants brought railroad lots of illegal liquor to wholesale in the Kansas City area. Mulloy was sentenced to one year and six months in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Prison record for Lemuel Hawkins, Inmate #39929, which includes personal and family information as well as sentencing and arrest dates. Hawkins was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the National Motor Vehicle Theft Act.

Date: 
November 9th 1931

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