DeMayo, Frank

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Plea in bar in Criminal Case No. 8647: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Abe Schneider, Jack Clarkson, Joe Maniscalao (alias Joe Mancello), and Joe Deblume, defendants. The document states that DeMayo and his codefendants were indicted in May 1928 in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma, for conspiring with L. L. Kesley to bring "intoxicating liquor" into Tulsa, Oklahoma, by automobile, as well as bringing alcohol into the Indian Territory, which was prohibited by federal law.

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Indictment for Criminal Case No. 7988: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector, defendants. The defendants are charged with illegally allowing the bottling of distilled spirits and stamping them with stamps "purporting to be engraved strip stamps issued by the United States Government" in an office at the Kansas City Life Building.

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 9018: United States vs. Solly Weissman, Bob Rippen, Frank (Fred) Malloy, Joseph L. Tingle, Emma Amsler (alias Helen E. Johnson), and Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiracy to "sell, barter, transport, deliver, furnish and possess intoxicating liquor in violation of the National Prohibition Act." The indictment specifies that the defendants transported 94 drums of alcohol from Buffalo, New York and 106 drums from Long Dock, New Jersey to sell them locally.

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Affidavit in Criminal Case No. 7988: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Robert Carnahan and B. E. Rector, defendants. DeMayo states that the judge in his case, F. E. Kennamer, "has a personal bias or prejudice against him, and has a personal bias and prejudice in favor of ...

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Miscellaneous Documents

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 8647: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Abe Schneider, Jack Clarkson, Joe Maniscalao (alias Joe Mancello), and Joe Deblume, defendants. They are charged with conspiring to "engage in the business of unlawfully selling intoxicating liquors" in violation of the National Prohibition Act. The indictment goes on to list specific sales, including the individuals to whom they sold liquor and the dates and places those sales took place.

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Affidavit in Criminal Case No. 7990: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, defendant. DeMayo states that the judge in his case, F. E. Kennamer, "has a personal bias or prejudice against him, and has a personal bias and prejudice in favor of ...

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Indictment for Criminal Case No. 6490: United States vs. Max Jaffey, Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, and A. L. Sorenson, defendants. DeMayo is charged with the "unlawful sale of intoxicating liquors" in violation of the National Prohibition Act, and A. L. Sorenson is charged with the purchase of alcohol, from DeMayo, in violation of the Act. Together, they, with Jaffey, are charged with conspiracy to extort money from Sorenson for protection from arrest and prosecution due to that sale. Sorenson is also charged with selling alcohol.

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Miscellaneous Documents

The indictment for Criminal Case No. 9176: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Sam Tripi, and John F. Lyhne, defendants. The defendants are charged with the manufacture, transportation, and sale alcohol in violation of the National Prohibition Act. These and other crimes are detailed within.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Four exhibits from Criminal Case No. 9176: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Sam Tripi, and John F. Lyhne, defendants. Exhibit #7 is the businees card of Frank DeMayo, representing Muskogee Natural Gas Company. Exhibit #5 is a letter from L. L. Kelsey to Frank DeMayo on April 25, 1928 discussing a "shipment". The following telegram from "Jack" to Frank DeMayo telling Frank to "give him good stuff." The final document provides additional information about these exhibits.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 9177: United States vs. Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, and Cy Summers, defendants. The defendants are charged with the manufacture, transportation, and sale alcohol in violation of the National Prohibition Act. These and other crimes are detailed within. This case was part of a series of mistrials involving a hung jury and juror bribery that finally ended with the conviction of Frank DeMayo.

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Photographs

Mugshot of Kansas City Mafia boss Frank "Chee-Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, taken at U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas. After three mistrials and juror bribing, DeMayo was convicted in April 1928 of bootlegging whiskey. He was fined $10,000 and sentenced to two years in prison.

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Correspondence

Prison record of Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, which includes personal and family information as well as sentencing and arrest dates. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of conspiracy to violate Prohibition law.

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