Otto P. Higgins Inmate File: Anderson Parole Recommendation

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Letter from James H. Anderson regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Anderson writes of Higgins' commendations as a war correspondent, including "the personal commendation of our great General, John J. Pershing," and states his confidence that Higgins will "become a valuable citizen in our community" upon his parole. Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, was sentenced to two years in the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth on charges of income tax evasion.

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818 Grand Avenue
Kansas City, MO
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NARA ID 580698, Notorious Offenders Files, 1919-1975
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