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U.S. vs. William H. Schultz, Mary Gossey, Algo Davis, et al.: Indictment

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 13951: United States vs. William H. Schultz, Mary Gossey, Algo Davis, Beverly Bledsoe, Virgil Lee Gibbs, and Anita C. Davis, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiring to impede citizens' right to vote and have that vote truthfully counted in the 5th Precinct of the 11th Ward during the November 3, 1936 election.

U.S. vs. William E. Clifford, Anthony R. Gizzo, and August Spearo: Warrant to Apprehend

A warrant to apprehend William E. Clifford, Anthony R. Gizzo, and August Spearo to answer for charges placed against them by the United States of America in criminal case No. 6207. These men are charged with having in their possession "17 ounces of morphine and about 21 ounces of cocaine and one pound of gum opium." Gizzo was widely known as part of the Kansas City Mafia and as lieutenant to John Lazia, Kansas City North End political boss.

U.S. vs. William E. Clifford, Anthony R. Gizzo, and August Spearo: Indictment

The indictment for Criminal Case No. 6207: U.S. vs. William E. Clifford, Anthony R. Gizzo, and August Spearo. Since the issuance of the warrant to apprehend, August Spearo's name is dropped from the case. The remaining men are charged with having in their possession fifteen ounces of morphine, one pound of gum opium, and 21 ounces of cocaine. Gizzo was widely known as part of the Kansas City Mafia and as lieutenant to John Lazia, Kansas City North End political boss.

U.S. vs. Weeden Henderson, Glenn Barnard, Count B. Weeks, Amy Freund, et al.: Judgment and Commitment

Judgement and commitment/orders for the defendants in Criminal Case No. 13755: United States vs. Weeden Henderson, Glenn Barnard, Count B. Weeks, Amy Freund, Adeline B. Levy, Maude Sprink, and Frank P. Dixon, Defendants. Henderson, Barnard, Freund, Dixon were sentenced from six months to four years in jail and fined $100.00. Weeks, Levy, Sprink were given two years probation.

U.S. vs. Weeden Henderson, Glenn Barnard, Count B. Weeks, Amy Freund, et al.: Indictment

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 13755: United States vs. Weeden Henderson, Glenn Barnard, Count B. Weeks, Amy Freund, Adeline B. Levy, Maude Sprink, and Frank P. Dixon, Defendants. In this indictment, the defendants are charged with voter fraud during the national election on November 3, 1936. These defendants were in charge of recording votes for the 9th Precinct of the 12th Ward located in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

U.S. vs. Walter H. McGee, Wendell Johnson, Clarence Stevens, L. R. Gilbert, et al.: Warrant to Apprehend

Warrant to Apprehend for Criminal Case No. 12126: United States vs. Walter H. McGee, Wendell Johnson, Clarence Stevens, L. R. Gilbert, Hazel Johnson, Lenora Gilbert, Clarence Click, and George McGee, Defendants. This document calls for the arrest of the defendants charged with the kidnapping of Mary McElroy, daughter of Kansas City, Missouri city manager Henry Francis McElroy, and ransoming Mary McElroy for $30,000.00.

U.S. vs. Walter H. McGee, Wendell Johnson, Clarence Stevens, L. R. Gilbert, et al.: Indictment

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 12126: United States vs. Walter H. McGee, Wendell Johnson, Clarence Stevens, L. R. Gilbert, Hazel Johnson, Lenora Gilbert, Clarence Click, and George McGee, Defendants. The defendants are charged with the kidnapping of Mary McElroy, daughter of Kansas City, Missouri city manager Henry Francis McElroy, and ransoming Mary McElroy for $30,000.00.

U.S. vs. Walter H. McGee, Wendell Johnson, Clarence Stevens, L. R. Gilbert, et al.: Final Mittimus

Final Mittimus for Criminal Case No. 12126: United States vs. Walter H. McGee, Wendell Johnson, Clarence Stevens, L. R. Gilbert, Hazel Johnson, Lenora Gilbert, Clarence Click, and George McGee, Defendants. This document orders the marshal to transport the defendant George L. McGee to prison with a bail of $25,000.00.

U.S. vs. Walter H. McGee, Wendell Johnson, Clarence Stevens, L. R. Gilbert, et al.: Complaint

Complaint for Criminal Case No. 12126: United States vs. Walter H. McGee, Wendell Johnson, Clarence Stevens, L. R. Gilbert, Hazel Johnson, Lenora Gilbert, Clarence Click, and George McGee, Defendants. In this document, Thomas J. Layson calls upon the court to charge the defendants with the kidnapping of Mary McElroy, daughter of Kansas City, Missouri city manager Henry Francis McElroy. Layson also charges the defendants with ransoming Mary McElroy for $30,000.00.

U.S. vs. Walter Davis: Judgment and Commitment

Judgment and commitment in Criminal Case No. 14697: United States vs. Walter Davis, defendant. Davis entered a plea of guilty and was sentenced to four months in jail.

U.S. vs. Walter Davis: Indictment

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 14697: United States vs. Walter Davis, defendant. Davis was charged with the purchase of 10 "marihuana cigarettes," without having paid the transfer tax, at 538 Main Street in Kansas City.

U.S. vs. W. C. Murphy, John L. Gordon, Senna Twist, et al.: Judgment and Commitment

Judgments and commitment in Criminal Case No. 13738: United States vs. W. C. Murphy, John L. Gordon, Senna Twist, Alice Tweedy, Ada Bennett, and Ernest N. Orr, defendants. The documents report that Murphy entered a plea of nolo contendere and was sentenced to six months in jail, then suspended for two years probation, and a $1000 fine. Gordon, Senna and Bennett entered a plea of nolo contendere and were sentenced to two years probation. Tweedy entered a plea of nolo contendere and was sentenced to two months in jail, then suspected for two years probation, and a $250 fine.