State v. Tom Johnson, alias

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Tom Johnson, alias
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Arson

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
318
Notes / Description: 

Defendant charged with burning the house of Elsie Carr in July 1925. Revenge cited as a possible motive. Johnson worked for Charlie & Rufus Lyons. The Lyons family had the reputation of being bootleggers & Elsie Carr's complaints to the Federal authorities about their activities had resulted in their arrest.