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Special Commissioner's Report by Leon P. Embry for Case No. 36717: State of Missouri on the information of Roy McKittrick, Attorney General, Relator, vs. Waller W. Graves, Prosecuting Attorney of Jackson County, Missouri, Respondent.

Date: 
April 6th 1940

Court Opinion by Commissioner James D. Lindsay for Case No. 24023: State of Missouri ex rel. Cameron L. Orr, Prosecuting Attorney of Jackson County, Missouri, Respondent, vs. Leannah Kearns, Alias Annie Chambers, Appellant.

Date: 
July 31st 1924

Court Opinion by Judge Charles Thomas Hays for Case for Case No. 36717: State of Missouri on the information of Roy McKittrick, Attorney General, Relator, vs. Waller W. Graves, Prosecuting Attorney of Jackson County, Missouri, Respondent. Hays finds Graves guilty of purposefully neglecting his duties in prosecuting individuals in Jackson County openly engaging in voter fraud, the operation of gambling and prostitution establishments, and the sale of liquor late at night and on Sundays. Hays provides some of the evidence used in making his decision.

Date: 
September 3rd 1940

Circa 1941 pamphlet detailing the three services provided by the Division of Social Service Welfare Department, Kansas City, Missouri: case work, parole & pardons, and penal institutions. The Municipal Farm (for convicted men) and Reformatory (for convicted women) are described. Illustrations and parole statistics are also included.

Date: 
1941

Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes a photo and article, continued on page 8, about the business of Peter Lapetina, "funeral director at 536 Campbell" Street, connected with an associate at General Hospital Number One in a racket of charging all of its deceased's family members for rights to their corpses. Other featured articles include: “Laws and the Hawg” (p.

Date: 
April 26th 1935

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 12698: United States vs. Richard Tallman Galatas, alias Dick Galadis, alias Pritchard Sheridan; Herbert Allen Farmer, alias Herbert Black, alias H. A. Patton, alias W. H. Williams; Esther Farmer; Frances Nash, alias Frances Miller, alias Frances Harrison; Frank B. Mulloy, alias Frits Mulloy; Louis Stacci, alias Doc Stacey; Elisabeth Galatas, alias Betty McFadden, alias Mrs. Glenn Morris, and Vivian Mathis, alias Vivian Page, alias Clara Hays, Defendants. The defendants are charged in a conspiracy of aiding Vernon C.

Date: 
October 24th 1934

Indictment for Criminal Case No. 12777: United States vs. Adam Richetti, Defendant. Richetti is charged with assaulting state and federal officers and attempting to free Frank Nash from custody as part of the Union Station Massacre.

Date: 
November 5th 1934

Letter from James E. Jones, Acting Prohibition Commisser, regarding the parole of Anthony R. Gizzo, Inmate #20547. Jones reiterates the facts of Gizzo's case and recommends he be denied parole as a "flagrant violator of the Harrison Narcotic Law." Gizzo was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

Date: 
February 26th 1924

Fingerprints and physical description card of William E. Clifford, Inmate #20546, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. Clifford was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

Date: 
January 24th 1924

Fingerprints and physical description card of Anthony R. Gizzo, Inmate #20547, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. Gizzo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

Date: 
February 9th 1924

Fingerprints and physical description of Paul Carollo, Inmate #30644, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions. Carollo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

Date: 
September 8th 1928

Fingerprints and physical description of Flore Picralli, Inmate #30645, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. Picralli was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Date: 
September 8th 1928

Fingerprints and physical description of Angelo Toyer, Inmate #30646, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. Toyer was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Date: 
September 8th 1928

Fingerprints and physical description of Tony Laptino, Inmate #30647, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. Laptino was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Date: 
September 8th 1928

Fingerprints and physical description of Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of conspiracy to violate Prohibition law.

Date: 
March 15th 1929

Correspondence from Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, to his wife, Bessie DeMayo, discussing personal and legal affairs, and mentioning Tony Ribaste, a member of a Kansas City organized crime family. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of conspiracy to violate Prohibition law.

Date: 
January 9th 1930

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.

Date: 
March 21st 1929

Prison record of Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, including information about additional convictions, added sentences, and denials of parole. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of conspiracy to violate Prohibition law.

Date: 
August 6th 1930

Prison record of Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, including information about additional convictions, added sentences, and denials of parole. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of conspiracy to violate Prohibition law.

Date: 
May 28th 1930

Prison record of Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, including information about additional convictions, added sentences, the eventual expiration of his sentence. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of conspiracy to violate Prohibition law.

Date: 
August 6th 1930

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