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Letter from Emmet County, Iowa Attorney F. J. Kennedy to North Dakota Attorney General William Langer regarding the death of Carl Maier, January 2, 1919. Kennedy suggests that Maier may have been killed in a case of mistaken identity by a man named Russie White who was intending to shoot Carl Maier's brother, John over a matter involving White's young wife.

Anna Bortvet, the nurse who cared for Maier after he was shot, related this information to Kennedy. Bortvet got this information from her sister who was living in Maier's neighborhood at the time of the shooting and was told some of these suspicions by a boy named Fred Lang who worked for Mr. White.

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Copy of Letter from Emmet County, Iowa Attorney F. J. Kennedy to Attorney General Langer Regarding the Death of Carl Maier, January 2, 1919

Letter from Attorney General Langer to Emmet Country, Iowa Attorney F. J. Kennedy Regarding the Death of Carl Maier, January 6, 1919

Date of Work

1-2-1919

Keywords

Carl Maier, Murder, Suicide, Homicide

Organizations Referenced

Emmet Country, Iowa

People Referenced

Anna Bortvet, F. J. Kennedy, Fred Lang, Carl Maier, John Maier, Carl Meyer, Russie White, William Langer

Letter from Emmet County, Iowa Attorney F. J. Kennedy to Attorney General Langer Regarding the Death of Carl Maier, January 2, 1919

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