Abe Starr

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Description

Clipping entitled "Aids Police" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy. The photograph's caption states, "Abe Starr, Leavenworth junk dealer, who sold two motor cars to alleged members of the kidnaping ring. Walter McGee and Clarence Click both purchased cars from Starr. It was through a telegram from McGee in Amarillo to Starr that federal authorities put their finger on McGee and his companions. Starr is not suspected of complicity in the ring."

Date Created
1933-06-03
Subject
Modern Location
Kansas City, MO
Owning Organization
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
William T. Kemper Sr. Scrapbooks: S7.12B, Page 233
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Digital Object Identifier
JCHS-KS-S7.12B-P233-0010