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St. Louis Crime Chronicles: The First 200 Years, 1764-1964 Bill Lhotka

St. Louis Crime Chronicles: The First 200 Years, 1764-1964

Bill Lhotka

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ISBN : 9781933370446
Paperback
256 pages
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Pontiac, Boone, Lincoln, Grant, Lovejoy, Benton, Kefauver -- they all had some tie to crimes in the St. Louis area over the past 200 years. From slaves who killed their masters to the infamous Greenlease kidnapping, from an arson ring that burnedMorePontiac, Boone, Lincoln, Grant, Lovejoy, Benton, Kefauver -- they all had some tie to crimes in the St. Louis area over the past 200 years. From slaves who killed their masters to the infamous Greenlease kidnapping, from an arson ring that burned down a good portion of downtown for a profit to an unlikely outlaw named Marion, from a courthouse shooting at the turn of the last century to the Depression murder of St. Louis most famous civil rights leader, St. Louis Crime Chronicles looks at 50 crime stories from both sides of the river from 1764 to 1964.