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Parole progress report on Robert Strohm, Inmate #53421, which includes a reference from his previous employer, assessments of his mental and physical conditions, and his work and family plans upon his parole. Strohm was sentenced to two years 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: 
February 14th 1939

Prison record on Robert Strohm, Inmate #53421, which includes sentencing duration and dates, notes he was allowed to attend his mother's funeral, and records his parole date of August 18, 1939. Strohm was sentenced to two years 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: 
August 18th 1939

Special progress report for Joseph Maher, Inmate #53422, which records a consideration that he be transferred to the county work farm. 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.

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January 11th 1939

Parole plan summary for Joseph Maher, Inmate #53422, which lists his probation officer, parole adviser, planned employment as a service station attendant, as well as other information. 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.

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June 18th 1939

Authorization for Disposition of Mail and Property for Joseph Maher, Inmate #53422. 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.

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July 18th 1939

Special progress report for Frank P. Dixon, Inmate #53423, which notes that he was not considered for transfer to the county work farm. 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.

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January 11th 1939

Record of court commitment for Glenn Barnard, Inmate #53424, which includes dates of his arrest, sentencing, and parole eligibility, and lists his sister as next of his emergency contact. 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.

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April 18th 1939

Record of court commitment for Thomas Audley, Inmate #53426, which includes dates of his arrest and imprisonment, as well as when he is eligible for parole. 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: 
April 18th 1939

Special progress report for Thomas Audley, Inmate #53426, recommending his transfer to the Medical Center for Federal Prisoners in Springfield, Missouri, due to his chronic cardiac disease and issues stemming from an earlier injury. 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: 
January 18th 1939

Record of court commitment for Sam Brenner, Inmate #53427, listing his offense and sentence, as well as noting that he was denied parole in October 1938 but received conditional release in May 1939. 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: 
May 7th 1939

Fingerprints and phyiscal description for Robert Emmet O'Malley, Inmate #55296, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. O'Malley was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth for income tax evasion.

Date: 
May 29th 1939

Prison record for Robert Emmet O'Malley, Inmate #55296, noting that he was wanted on additional charges and that lost commissary privileges for a month after violating institutional rules. O'Malley was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth for tax evasion.

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September 15th 1939

Admission summary for Robert Emmet O'Malley, Inmate #55296, which includes his family background, health and economic status, and makes custodial, educational, and work duty recommendations. O'Malley was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth for tax evasion.

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June 5th 1939

Admission committee recommendations for Robert Emmet O'Malley, Inmate #55296, which include recommendations dental care and light work duty. O'Malley was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth for tax evasion.

Date: 
June 5th 1939

Parole progress report for Robert Emmet O'Malley, Inmate #55296, which includes information about his previous employment, mental and physical conditions, and post-parole plans. O'Malley was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth for tax evasion.

Date: 
June 23rd 1939

Mugshot of Pendergast tax fraud accomplice Robert Emmett O'Malley, Inmate #55296, taken at U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas. O'Malley, superintendent of the Missouri State Insurance Department, was charged on May 22, 1939 for tax fraud. He was sentenced two years in prison, nine months longer than Tom Pendergast's sentence in the same trial.

Date: 
May 29th 1939

Admission summary for Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L, which records his family background, health and economic status, and makes custodial, educational, and work duty recommendations. The summary reports that he was involved in activities of a "questionable nature" with the Pendergast Machine. 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.

Date: 
November 20th 1939

Mugshots of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55669-L. 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.

Date: 
November 3rd 1939

Fingerprints and physical description card of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L, which includes information on sentencing and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. 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.

Date: 
November 3rd 1939

List of relatives and requested correspondents for Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #5596-L, which includes the names and mailing addresses of his mother, wife, daughters, and other friends and family. 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.

Date: 
November 7th 1939

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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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