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U.S. Attorney's report on Joseph Maher, Inmate #53422, which notes that the U.S. attorney believes Maher was a victim of circumstance and recommends parole when eligible. 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 19th 1937

U.S. Attorney's report on Frank P. Dixon, Inmate #53423, which notes that the U.S. attorney believes Dixon was a victim of temptation and recommends parole when eligible. Dixon 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 19th 1938

U.S. Attorney's report on Glenn Barnard, Inmate #53424, which notes that the U.S. attorney believes Barnard was a victim of temptation and recommends parole when eligible. 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 17th 1938

U.S. Attorney's report on Thomas Audley, Inmate #53426, which notes that the U.S. attorney believes Audley was a victim of temptation and recommends parole when eligible. 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 19th 1938

U.S. Attorney's report on Sam Brenner, Inmate #53427, recording Brenner's defense attorney, summarizing the charges, and noting the sentences imposed on his codefendants. The report recommends parole when eligible, and Judge Merrill E. Otis signed off in agreement. Brenner was sentenced to one year and three 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 19th 1938

U.S. Attorney's report on Ernest Williams, Inmate #53428, which recording Williams' defense attorney, summarizing the charges, and noting the sentences imposed on his codefendants. The report recommends parole when eligible, and Judge Merrill E. Otis signed off in agreement. 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 19th 1938

U.S. Attorney's report for Robert Emmet O'Malley, Inmate #55296, which notes that he is being investigated for contempt of court and recommends against parole. O'Malley was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth for tax evasion.

Date: 
June 20th 1939

Letter from U.S. Attorney Maurice Milligan to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting on a discussion with the local Agent in Charge of the FBI about the possibility of election investigations in Missouri. Milligan makes suggestions for how to rebut accusations of allegiance, and then disloyalty, to the Pendergast machine.

Date: 
July 15th 1938
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