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Letter from Lewis J. Grout, Chief U.S. Probation Officer, to Mr. N. R. Timmons, Chief Parole Officer at the Leavenworth penitentiary, regarding Frank P. Dixon, Inmate #53423. The letter notes that Dixon has secured post-parole employment as a mechanic. 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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April 26th 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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May 29th 1939

Statement of the Facts in the federal case against Robert Emmet O'Malley, Inmate #55296, by Maurice M. Milligan, U.S. Attorney. O'Malley pleaded guilty to charges of tax evasion, and this document summarizes the investigation and findings of the case against him. O'Malley was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth.

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April 7th 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

Judgement and Commitment for Robert Emmet O'Malley, Inmate #55296, documenting that he entered a plea of guilty to two counts of tax invasion and would be committed to the federal penitentiary. O'Malley was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth.

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May 29th 1939

Receipt from A. L. Arnold, Court Clerk, attesting that Robert Emmet O'Malley, Inmate #55296, paid the fine of $5000.00 that he was assessed by the court. O'Malley was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth for tax evasion.

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May 29th 1939

Receipt from Carl F. Zarter, Record Clerk, attesting that Robert Emmet O'Malley, Inmate #55296, paid the fine of $5000.00 that he was assessed by the court. O'Malley was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth for tax evasion.

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May 29th 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.

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June 5th 1939

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.

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June 20th 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.

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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.

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May 29th 1939

Letter from Mr. and Mrs. James Fox to Governor Stark discouraging the appointment of a Pendergast-affiliated judge.

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December 11th 1939

Letter from A. J. Wilson of Lupus, Missouri outlining desireable candidates to fill a judge vacancy.

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December 4th 1939

Letter and newspaper clipping sent by J. R. Proctor to Governor Stark concerning the upcoming Senatorial race.

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December 3rd 1939

Letter from Kansas City resident David C. Bagby which claims that, despite some reforms, the Pendergast machine still controls the city, particularly the jobs.

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June 11th 1939

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