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“Lilies of Soul-Less Sin”: Murders of Max Noack and Ora Minter 1895

Murder Victims Max Noack 22-Year-Old Farmhand 1872-1895 Ora Minter, a.k.a Hazel Hammond 18-year-old Prostitute 1876-1895 Cause of Deaths: Gunshots Motive: Robbery Murder Scene and Date Maud Hoyle’s Brothel 209 Fourth Street, Second Floor Sioux City, Iowa Woodbury County August 25, … Continue reading

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“That Old —“: Murder of John Rohrer 1893

Murder Victim John William Rohrer 58 year-old Chief Engineer Sioux City Water Works 1835-1893 Cause of Death: Gunshot Motive: Robbery Murder Scene and Date West 4th Street Bridge Sioux City, Iowa Woodbury County October 3, 1893 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers … Continue reading

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Boxcar Hanging: Murder of Leopold Glatzer 1895

Murder Victim Leopold Glatzer Resident of Holstein, Iowa Age and Occupation Unknown ?-1895 Cause of Death: Strangulation Motive Robbery Murder Scene and Date Rail Yards Sioux City, Iowa Woodbury County December 19, 1895 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers Written July 2014 … Continue reading

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In the Big Muddy: Murder of Sherman Casper 1935

Murder Victim Sherman G. Casper 36-year-old Farmhand WWI Veteran 1899-1935 Cause of Death: Beaten Motive: Robbery Murder Scene and Date Sioux City, Iowa Woodbury County Body found in Missouri River Thurston County, Nebraska April 20, 1935 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers … Continue reading

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Chinese Tong Ritual: Murder of John “Jack” Fong 1924

Murder Victim John “Jack” Fong 40-year-old Laundry Owner 1884-1924 Cause of Death: Stabbed Motive: Chinese Tong Vendetta Murder Scene and Date Kee Quong Laundry 214 Fourth Street Sioux City, Iowa Woodbury County December 2, 1924 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers Written … Continue reading

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“Stick ‘em up, Louie”: Murder of Louis Friedman 1930

Murder Victim Louis Friedman 37-year-old Grocer WWI Veteran 1893-1930 Cause of Death: Gunshot Motive: Robbery Murder Scene and Date Friedman Grocery 300 Pearl Street Sioux City, Iowa Woodbury County December 12, 1930 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers Written March 2011 In … Continue reading

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