Joliet Prison Convict Register Index
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Date
When Rec'd

#

Last

First

Court
County

Crime & sentence (years)

Age

Height

Wgt

Complex

Eye Color

Hair Color

Nationality

Occupation

Other Prisons
Recommitants

Religion

# years att. School

[Habits
alcohol]

Parents Living or Age of Prisoner when Parents Died

POB - Father

POB - Mother

Left Home Aged

Conjugal/ Children

How & When Discharged

Sept 1 1855

1816

L?tt??g

George

Jo Daviess

Robbery 1 1/2 years

30

5' 3"

 

light

blue

light brown

Germany

Book Maker

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

Parents in Germany

 

 

 

single

March 5, 1857 discharged

Mar 17 1888

8732

La Boin

Henry

Iroquois

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

22

5ft 7

145

Dark

Hazel

Dark

France

Laborer

 

None

R&W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 7

France

France

22

Single

Feb 17 1889

Mar 17 1887

8200

La Due

William

DeKalb

Horse Stealing 5 yrs

20

5ft 8 1/4

150

Med Dark

Brown

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

2nd term 5784

Methodist

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Yes

New York

Michigan

11

Single

Died May 15 1887

Nov 5 1885

7302

La Montague

Edward

Cook

burglary, 1 yr

39

5'6 1/2"

150

med sandy

blue

brown

Canada

carpenter

 

Catholic

illiterate

intemperate

mother living, father 37 yrs

Canada

do

19

single

Jul 27 1888

May 20 1848

719

La San

Franklin

Bureau

larceny - 1 yr

22

5'5"

 

 

grey

brown

? (lived in IL 5 yrs)

farmer

 

Catholic

can't read/write

temperate

mother at Prairie Du Chien

 

 

 

single

Feb 3, 1892

May 21 1848

721

La San

John R.

Bureau

larceny - 1 yr

20

5"7"

 

light

blue

brown

Canada (in IL 5 yrs)

farmer

 

Catholic

can't read/write

temperate

mother at Prairie Du Chien

 

 

 

married, no children

Apr 6 1890

May 21 1848

720

La San

Joseph

Bureau

larceny - 1 yr

57

5'4 3/4"

 

dark

grey

grey

Canada (is a frenchman & resided at Prarie DuChien 7 yrs)

farmer

 

Catholic

can't read/write

temperate

 

 

 

 

seperated

par'd Dec 16 1893

Apr 13 1886

7626

Lacey

Elmer

Champaign

burglary & larceny, 3 yrs

20

5'8'

162

med fair

hazel

brown

Illinois

farming

 

Methodist

R&W, 3 yrs

intemperate

yes

Ohio

Illinois

16

No

par'd May 16 1860

June 24 1891

1131

Lacks

George

La Salle

Burglary 1 yr

19

1 m 69

?

Light

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Dk Blond

Michigan

Glass gatherer

 

None

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Maine

19

Single

May 23 1892

Oct 4 1886

7835

Lacore?

Delos

McDonough

Burglary 2 yrs commuted to 1 yr

17

5ft 6

135

Light

Lt Gray

Light

Illinois

Farm Hand

 

Methodist

R & W 1 yr

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 3

Unknown

New York

17

Single

Sep 4 1887

Nov 1 1887

8497

Lagger (Alias Joseph Lupan

 

Cook

Burglary 8 yrs

25

5ft 6 1/2

150

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

3rd term 5222

None

R&W 6 mos

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 10

14

Don't Know

Don't Know

Single

Mar 1 1893

Nov 30 1891

1369

Lahey

Michael

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

30

1 m 68

?

Md Dark

Violet Blue

Dk Chest

New York

Tinsmith

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

25

Married 3 child

Oct 29 1892

Oct 2 1890

516

Lake

Bruce

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

18

1 m 60

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray

Lt Chest

Illinois

Laborer

1 yr at Pontiac Reform

Christian

Illiterate

Moderate

Father living Mother died age infant

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

17

Single

Sep 1 1891

Feb 16 1859

242

Lalley

Thomas

Rock Island

Assault to Murder

30

5 7 3/4

 

Light

Hazel

Dark Auburn

Ireland

Laborer

-

Catholic

Read and Write

Intemp

Father

 

 

 

wife living in New York

April 20 1850

July 11 1889

9644

Lally

William C

U S N D Ill

Stealing U S mail 5 yrs

22

1 m 69.5

?

?

Slate Blue

Chestnut

Illinois

Clerk

 

Catholic

Common no yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

22

Single

Apr 10 1893

Feb 15 1887

8128

Lam

John

Winnebago

Manslaughter 10 yrs

21

5ft 10 1/2

170

Med Dark

Dk Hazel

Dk Brown

Illinois

Plow finisher

 

Catholic

Common 7 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

April 8 1889

March 21 1854

1457

Laman (Alias Edward de Lamr

Eugene

Cook

Robbery 4 1/2 years

25

5' 6"

 

dark

gray

black

France

Jeweller

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

 

 

 

 

wife in New York

Discharged

Jany 12 1886

7431

Lamb

Frank

Johnson, Wyoming Ty

grand larceny, 6 yrs from Dec 29 1885

21

5'9 1/2"

152

dark

blue

dk brown

Idaho

Co??Boy

 

no

illiterate

abstinent

no,, don't know

don't know

Oregon

14

No

par'd Jan 28 1860

July 11 1853

1317

Lamb

Thomas

Cook

Larceny 5 years

24

5' 3"

 

light

blue

light brown

Ireland

 

 

no church

can read, can't write

never drank to excess

parents living in Ireland

 

 

 

Wife in Chicago

July 11, 1855

? 5 1858

122

Lambert

Albert H.

Putnam

Forgery

27

5 6 3/4

 

Fair

Blue

Black

NY

Farmer

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

[blank]

Died May 15, 1888

May 5 1858

2733

Lambert

Albert H.

Putnam

Forgery - 1 yr

27

5' 6-3/4"

 

Fair

Dk Blue

Black

New York

Farmer

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Parents in Pennsylvania

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

Feb 25 1888

8667

Lambert

Edward

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

47

5ft 6

149

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Germany

Shoemaker

see 9530

None

Common 3 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 23

Germany

Germany

26

Widow

Jan 25 1889

Nov 20 1886

7980

Lambert

George

Rock Island

Robbery 3 yrs

21

6ft 3/4

180

Dark

Gr. Hazel

Dark

Illinois

Teamster

 

Catholic

R & W 1 yr

Moderate

Yes

Louisans

Ireland

24

Single

May 22 1889

May ? 1889

9522

Lambert

John

Uinta Wyoming

Murder Life

?

5ft ?

?

Dark

Gray

Brown

?

?

 

Catholic

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age ?

Germany

Germany

20

Single

Returned to ? Mar 24 1890

Jan 25 1887

8072

Lambert (Alias Dougherty

William

Cook

Robbery 5 yrs

27

5ft 9 1/4

165

Dark

Gray

Dark

Michigan

Farmer

 

Catholic

R&W 2 yrs

Intemperate

Father age 4 mother age 5

Ireland

Ireland

15

Single

Oct 24 1890

Feb 8 1888

8640

Lanagan

Frank

Cook

Larceny 1 yr 3 mos

34

5ft 7 1/4

168

Dark

Hazel

Black

Ohio

Fireman

 

None

Common 4 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

14

Isle of Marr

Ohio

Single

Mar 23 1889

Mar 2 1886

7521

Lancer

William

Brown

Burglary - 2 yrs

29

5'7 3/4

190

sandy

blue

brown

Illinois

farming

 

Baptist

common, 10 yrs

moderate

yes

North Carolina

North Carolina

20

single

May 17, 1849

Sept 21 1853

1363

Landheart

Elias

Cook

Larceny 1 year

23

5' 4"

 

dark

black

black

New York

Carpenter

 

no

can read & write

has drank to excess

mother living in New York

 

 

 

single

Sept 21, 1854

Mar 27 1889

9441

Landsaw (Alias Franklin Landsaw, Frank Landsaw

Francis

Champaign

Larceny 2 yrs

20

5ft 10

?

Fair

Blue

Sandy Blond

Kentucky

Laborer

 

None

R&W 7 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 10

Kentucky

Kentucky

7

Single

Dec 26 1890

April 27 1849

775

Lane

John

Greene

larceny - 4y, 9mos

20

5'6 2/4"

 

light

light

light

New Jersey (in IL 10 yrs)

farmer

 

none

can read/write

temperate

living in "same" state

 

 

 

No

par'd Feb 10 1864

Dec 8 1848

755

Lane

John G.

Morgan

larceny - 2 yrs

19

5'5 3/4"

 

dark

blue

brown

New Jersey (lived in IL 10 yrs)

farming

 

none

can read/write

temperate

mother living in Sangamon Co

 

 

 

No

June 21 1861

Dec 8 1848

755

Lane

John G.

Morgan

larceny - 4 yrs & 9 mos

19

5'5 3/4"

 

dark

blue

brown

New Jersey (lived in IL 10 yrs)

farming

 

none

can read/write

temperate

mother living in Sangamon Co

 

 

 

No

par'd Feb 4 1860

May 18 1887

8266

Lang

Winnie

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

18

4ft 10 1/2

135

Fair

Lt Gray

Brown

Germany

Housework

 

Catholic

Common 7 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 12 mother age 8

Germany

Germany

12

Single

Apr 18 1888

Sep 26 1888

9006

Langasch

William

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 10

?

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

Illinois

Printer

see 5082

None

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

18

Single

Aug 26 1889

Dec 17 1890

697

Langfon

William

Fulton

Burglary 1 yr

32

1 m 72

?

Med Light

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Switchman

 

Baptist

R&W

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 30

Illinois

Indiana

21

Separated no child

Pardoned May 3 1891

Sept 1 1855

1822

Langford

George

Henry

Larceny 1 year

rea

?

 

?

?

?

?

?

 

?

?

?

?

 

 

 

?

discharged Oct 18, ****

May 25 1889

9531

Languth

Albert

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

18

5ft 8

?

Fair

Gray

Brown

Louisiana

Painter

 

Methodist

R&W 6 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 3 Mother died age 3

France

France

4

Single

May 14 1890

Aug 14 1886

7803

Lankford

James

Crook, Wyoming

Grand Larceny 4 yrs

20

6ft

165

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

Texas

Cowboy

 

Unionsalist

R & W 1 yr

Moderate

No Father age 6 Mother age 6 weeks

Mississippi

Mississippi

10

Single

Oct 14 1889

June 17 1891

1106

Lanning

Martin

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

27

1 m 73

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Indiana

Hostler

see 2121

Episcopal

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age 12 Mother died age 13

Pennsylvania

New York

19

Single

May 16 1892

Jan 28 1892

1505

Lannon

John

Rock Island

Burglary 1 yr

22

1 m 68

?

Med

Gray Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Iowa

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

20

Single

May 27 1893

Dec 23 1858

265

Lanon

Robert

Cook

Larceny

30

5 7

 

Sandy

Light Blue

Sandy

Ireland

Laborer

 

Episcopal

No

Intemp

No

 

 

 

-

Sent from Joliet to Alton Nov 6 1859; returned to Joliet July 7 1860; par'd Nov 4 1860

Nov 24 1857

2582

Lant

Edward

Cook

Larceny - 2 yrs

49

5' 4"

 

Fair

Gray

Gray

New York

Sailor

 

None

Can Read but Not Write

Intemplate

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Nov 24 1858 - Term Expired

Feb 22 1887

8143

Lapelle

Stephen

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

33

5ft 4

129

Sandy

Blue

Sandy

New York

Cook

 

Episcopal

R&W

Abstinent

Father age 11 mother age 8

England

England

8

Married

Nov 22 1888

Dec 18 1847

696

Laribis

Dean

Tazewell

having counterfeit money with intent to ? Same

31

5'4"

stout

rudy

blue

brown

Mass

?

 

none

read & write

temperate

mother living in Michigan

 

 

 

No

July 28 1859

Oct 15 1854

1574

Lark

Wm

Hancock

Larceny 1 year

?

5'

 

light

gray

flaxen

Illinois

Farmer

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Oct 15, 1855

June 6 1849

785

Larkin

Bernard

Cook

larceny - 1 yr

30?

5'7 3/4"

 

light

light

light

Ireland (in IL 12 yrs)

 

 

Catholic

can read/write

temperate

dead

 

 

 

no

3/6/1850

Dec 20 1890

706

Larkin

John

Laramie Wyoming

Robbery 1 yr 6 mos

21

1 m 65

?

Med

Maroon Gray Y

Dk Chest

Wisconsin

Laborer

 

None

R&W

Intemperate

Yes

Don't Know

Pennsylvania

19

Single

Apr 19 1893

? 26 1857

123

Larkin

Martin

Cass

Assault to kill

28

5 7 3/4

 

Pock marked

Blue

Black

Ireland

Driller

-

Catholic

Reads

Intemp

No

 

 

 

married

May 20 1849

Nov 26 1857

2594

Larkin

Martin

Cass

Assault to Murder - 7 yrs

28

5' 7-3/4"

 

Light pock-marked

Blue

Black

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Can Read but Not Write

intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

To Joliet Nov 24/58

May 4 1887

8251

Larkins

Daniel

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

29

5ft 6

144

Dark

Blue

Dark

New York

Laborer

 

Catholic

R & W 5 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

18

Single

Apr 4 1888

Feby 1 1886

7449

Larkins (Alias Michael Foley)

Frank

Lee

burglary 1 yr

35

5'5"

150

Florid

blue

brown

Canada

stone cutter

3d term see 5973

Catholic

R&W, 7 yrs

intemperate

yes,

Ireland

Ireland

13

married - 1 child

Jan. 24, 1870

Mar 2 1887

8159

Larot (Alias Lovell

Paul C alias Paul C

Will

Burglary & Larceny 5 yrs

60

5ft 8 3/4

186

Med Light

Blue

Gray

Delaware

Cabinet Maker

2nd term 4618

Lutheran

Common 10 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died 5

Delaware

New York

16

Widower No child

Dec 1 1890

Sept 21 1853

1356

Larrach

Charles

Cook

Larceny 1 year

23

5' 5"

 

light

gray

light

France

Machinist

 

Lutheran

can read & write

abstinent

parents living in Germany

 

 

 

single

Sept 21, 1854

Oct 8 1887

8416

Lashaway

Harrison

Adams

Assault to kill

45

5ft 6 1/2

143

Negro

Dk Maroon

Gray Mixed

Missouri

Fireman

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Intemperate

Father Don't Know Mother Don't Know

Don't Know

Missouri

Missouri

Married 2 child

Apr 26 1891

Mar 20 1886

7554

Latcham

George

Cook

Robbery, 2 yr

25

5'7 1/4

158

light florid

blue

brown

Canada

prison shoemaker

2d term, see 6308

Catholic

R&W, 4 yrs

intemperate

no, 5 age 5; mother 15

England

Ireland

15

single

Nov 1 1850

Mar 19 1889

9410

Latrobe (Alias Charles Taylor

Charles

Henderson

Forgery 1 yr

23

5ft 7 1/2

?

Med Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

Kansas

Fireman

 

Baptist

Common 9 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Kentucky

France

20

Single

Feb 18 1890

Nov 18 1854

1615

Lauden

James S

Cook

having in possession court money with intent to ? 3 1/2 years

23

5' 9"

 

dark

black

black

Ohio

? Maker

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

May 18, 1858 discharged

Mar 10 1890

158

Laur

George

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

27

1 m 69

?

Dark

Hazel Slate Blue

Chest m

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 24

Germany

Germany

17

Single

Dec 9 1891

April 15 1853

1265

Laurence

Alphius

Cook

Larceny 2 years

22

5' 1/2"

 

light

gray

black

New York

Laborer

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

Mother living in Michigan

 

 

 

wife

4/20/1856?

June 28 1886

7723

Lauson

Peter

LaSalle

Assault to Kill & Murder 1 yr

32

5ft 10

150

Light

Blue

Light

Germany

Farm Hand

 

Lutheran

R & W

Moderate

No Father age 9 Mother age 5

Germany

Germany

9

Single

May 28 1887

Feby 4 1886

7485

Lavell

Robert

McHenry

Assault to commit robbery, 1 yr

20

5'9

157

fair

blue

brown

Ireland

blacksmith

 

Episcopal

illiterate

abstinent

yes

Ireland

Ireland

15

single

Jul 2 1889

Dec 12 1888

9198

Lawrence

James

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

27

5ft 3 1/2

?

Sandy

Blue

Auburn

Pennsylvania

Laborer

 

None

Read 1 yr

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Pennsylvania

21

Single

Nov 11 1889

Oct 20 1858

293

Lawson

George

Winnebago

Placing obstruction on RR Track

29

5 6 1/2

 

Dark

Black

Dark

Ohio

Tailor

 

None

Read and Write

Temp

Father

 

 

 

single

Feb 3 1887

Mar 9 1886

7541

Lawson

Henry

Boone

robbery - 5 yr

24

5'10 1/2"

180

med dark

blue

dark

Illinois

hotel clerk

 

Episcopal

common, 7 yrs

abstinent

yes

Norway

Norway

19

single

Sep 12 1889

Oct 11 1886

7865

Lawson

Joseph

McLean

Horse Stealing 3 yrs

26

5ft 6 1/4

156

Med Dark

Brown

Brown

England

Cigar maker

 

Presbyterian

R & W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father age 2

England

Germany

13

Single

Apr 11 1889

Mar 1 1889

9373

Le Roy

Charles H

Laramie Wyoming

Grand Larceny & Receiving Stolen Goods 1 yr

28

5ft 8 3/4

?

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

Kansas

Ranchman

 

None

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 22 Mother died age 24

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

21

Single

Jan 31 1890

Feby 4 1886

7487

Leahy

John

Cook

manslaugher, 8 yrs - commuted to expire Febry 1st

26

5'10

185

med dark

dark

brown

Ireland

street car driver

2d term - see 5610 B; 8031 C

Catholic

R&W, 5 yrs

moderate

mother living, father 24 yrs

Ireland

Ireland

20

single

Oct 27 1886

Feb 22 1888

8656

Lean

William E M

Piatt

Forgery 1 yr

21

5ft 7 3/4

133

Light

Blue

Lt Brown

Ohio

Farming

 

None

Common 2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 16

Ohio

Ohio

16

Single

Jan 22 1889

Dec 10 1885

7380

Leander

George

Cook

robbery 5 yrs

21

5'4 3/4"

146

md fair

brown

brown

Illinois

printer

 

Episcopal

common school 10 yrs

moderate

mother living, father 19 yrs

Massachusetts

England

21

widower, 1 child

Sept 17 1886

Mar 3 1888

8685

Leary (Alias Jack Welch

Len

Kane

Larceny 6 yrs 2 indictments

27

5ft 7

172

Dark

Blue

Brown

California

Shoemaker

3rd term 5376 see 2163

Catholic

High 5 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 12 Mother died age 27

Ireland

Scotland

16

Single

June 2 1892

Jany 7 1886

7423

Leary (Alias Pudgy O Leary)

Cornelius O.

Cook

murder, 40 yrs

25

5/10 1/2"

184

fair

blue hazel

brown

Illinois

laborer

 

Catholic

R&W, 1 yr

intemperate

yes

Ireland

Ireland

25

No

par'd Feb 22 1859

Oct 9 1885

7220

Leasor

Oris B.

Tazewell

rape, 15 yrs 2 indictments 10/5

35

5' 10 1/2"

159

dark

blue

brown

Illinois

Engineer

 

Methodist

1 1/2 yrs

moderate

no, father 1/2 yr, mother 7 yrs

Kentucky

do

8

married, no child

Feb 28 1887

Oct 22 1886

7896

Leavitt

George

Menard

Larceny 2 indictments 6 yrs

18

5ft 7

152

Dark

Dark

Dk Brown

Illinois

Farming

see #9690

Methodist

R & W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother age 4

Penn

Illinois

4

Single

Jan 22 1891

Jany 22 1886

7438

Lebo

Beorge

Peoria

burglary & larceny, 2 yrs

31

5' 6 1/4"

172

dark

gray

brown

New York

fireman

2d term see 5812

Methodist

Common, 8 yrs

moderate

father living, mother 10 yrs

New York

Ireland

21

single

Jacksonville Oct 30 1886; disch 7/19/32

Nov 13 1891

1335

Lee

Frank

Knox

Larceny 1 yr

35

1 m 77

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue fr

Dk Chest

Iowa

Switchman

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Maine

21

Single

Oct 12 1892

May 27 1886

7667

Lee

Henry C

Peoria

Burglary 1 yr 9 mo

39

5 ft 9 14

160

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

New York

Waiter

 

Episcopal

High School

Intemperate

Yes

England

England

39

Single

Dec 27 1887

April 15 1853

1275

Lee

Jackson

Edwards

Larceny 3 years

38

5' 4"

 

light

left one blind

black

Kentucky

Farmer

 

Baptist

can not read or write

abstinent

none living

 

 

 

Single

April 25, 1856

Apr 21 1858

2714

Lee

John

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

23

5' 8"

 

Black Negro

Black

Black Kinky

New York

Hostler

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Dischg. April 21 1859 - Term expired

Mar 3 1887

8162

Lee

John

Rock Island

Robbery 10 yrs

59

5ft 10 1/2

166

Dark

Blue

Gray

Scotland

Sail Maker

 

Baptist

Common 8 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 28 mother age 30

Scotland

Ireland

20

Married 7 child

June 2 1893

Apr 21 1858

2723

Lee

Josiah

Cook

Forgery - 5 yrs

24

5' 6-1/2"

 

Fair

Gray

Light

England

Cook

 

None

Read & Write

intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Joliet July 3 1860

Oct 5 1853

1379

Lee

Perry

Clay

Larceny 1 year

18

5' 4"

 

dark

gray

Black

Indiana

cabinet maker

 

 

 

 

not living

 

 

 

 

Oct 1854

Sept 16 1887

8363

Lee

Pur

Ford

Larceny 1 yr

23

5ft 7

130

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 13

21

Don't Know

Wisconsin

Single

Aug 16 1888

Jan 20 1892

1479

Lee

Samuel

Stephenson

Larceny 2 yrs 6 mos

47

1 m 73

?

Florid

Dk Slate Blue

Gray Mix Dk Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

Presbyterian

R&W

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 7

United States

Indiana

21

Widow no child

Pardoned Jan 10 1893

July 12 1888

8950

Lee

Walter

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

30

5ft 8

?

Fair

Gray

Dk Brown

Kentucky

Clerk

 

Presbyterian

Common 7 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died 16

Kentucky

Kentucky

22

Single

June 12 1889

Feb 29 1892

1614

Lee (Alias Jack Smith

Albert

Sangamon

Robbery 5 yrs

26

1 m 60

?

Dk Mulatto

Maroon Pure fr

Black

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

Common

Intemperate

Yes

Kentucky

Maryland

21

Single

Died Oct 11 1892

May 5 1891

1012

Lee (Alias Rose Hall

Rose

Sangamon

Larceny 1 yr

21

5ft 6

?

Light

Gray

Lt Brown

England

Housework

6 mos Springfield Jail

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father died age Don't Know Mother died age Dpn't Know

England

Ireland

16

Married 1 child

Apr 4 1892

Nov 22 1854

1629

Lee?er

Byron

Kane

Burglery 1 year

26

5' 6 3/4"

stout

light

blue

? Brown

New York

Lawyer

 

Presb.

can read & write

has drank to excess

parents in Kentucky

 

 

 

wife in Winnebago

Nov 22, 1855 discharged

Mar 9 1888

8709

Leepart

William

Boone

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs 6 mos

39

5ft 7

136

Dk Sandy

Blue

Dk Brown

Canada

Farming

 

None

Read 6 mos

Moderate

Father died age 6 Mother died age 9

Canada

Canada

14

Widow 4 child

Apr 23 1890

May 24 1858

2772

Lees?

Edward

Madison

Larceny - 3 yrs

2_

5' 8-3/4"

 

Fair

Black

Black

England

Engineer

 

None

Read & Write

intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Disch. June 5th, 1858 - By death

June 3 1887

8289

Leet or Lut

William

Iroquois

Larceny 2 yrs

36

5ft 7 1/2

136

Sandy

Blue

Sandy

Ohio

Farming

 

Catholic

Read 1 month

Moderate

Father died age 14 Mother died age 9

Scotland

Scottland

14

Married 2 child

Mar 3 1889

Feb 23 1858

2666

Leighton

Sardin

Peoria

Burglary - 1 yr

22

5' 4"?

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

Ohio

Farmer

 

None

Read & Write

Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

Feb 23 1858

117

Leighton

Sardine

Peoria

Burglary

22

5 5 1/2

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

OH

Farmer

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

single

Kankakee Oct 8 1889; returned Jan 22, 1891; Kankakee Aug 8, 1891; dis. Apr 22, 1892

Jany 4 1886

7404

Leighton (Alias John Robinson)

George

Ogle

burglary, 6 yrs

46

5' 6 1/2"

170

Negro

dark

black

Canada

Engineer

2d term 5597

Episcopal

R&W, no yrs

abstinent

mother iving, father 18 yr

Canada

Canada

10

single

Dec 4 1886

Feby 3 1886

7459

Leise (or Lise?)

Gus

Adams

burglary & larceny, 1 yr

22

5'8"

132

med fair

brown

brown

Illinois

clerk & salesman

 

Lutheran

high school, 4 yrs

intemperate

yes

don't know

don't know

21

widower, 6 children

Sept 20, 1886

June 27 1889

9618

Leisher

Charles

Will

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

34

5ft 7 1/2

?

Fair

Hazel

Lt Brown

Maryland

Laborer

3rd Term 6764

Presbyterian

R&W 7 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 19

Maryland

Maryland

18

Married 3 child

May 26 1890

Nov 2 1891

1299

Lemake

Charles

U S S D N D Ill

Violating Postal Laws 1 yr

50

1 m 69

?

Md Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Gray

Germany

Sailor

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Father died age 22 Mother died age 20

Germany

Germany

16

Married 6 child

Oct 1 1892

Dec 29 1857

2612

Leman

(John) or David

Rock Island

Larceny - 2 yrs 7 mos

28

5' 5"

 

Fare

Gray

Light

Germany

Gun Smith

 

None

Cannot Read nor Write

Not Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken by F.S.Rutherford, Supt to the Insane Asylum, Jacksonville Feb. 4 1858

Jan 22 1858

2633

Lenagan (Langhan)

Peter

Cook

Larceny - 2 yrs

27

5' 8-1/4"

 

Fair

Gray

Dark

New York

Sailor

 

Catholic

Read & Write

Not Intemp.?

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Chicago, IL.

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

Feb 19 1858

121

Lennie

Lawrence

Cook

Assault to rape

23

5 8 1/2

 

Light

Gray

Black

Scotland

Sailor

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Father

 

 

 

 

Apr 8 1888

Feb 19 1858

2662

Lennie

Lawrence

Cook

Assault to Rape - 1 yr

23

5' 8-1/2"

 

Light

Gray

Black

Scotland

Sailor

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Par. Live in Scotland

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

Mar 10 1890

162

Lensen

Peter

Jo Daviess

Assault with intent to commit murder 4 yrs

43

1 m 65

?

Md Dark

Violet Blue

Chest gray mix

Netherlands

Farming

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 12

Netherlands

Netherlands

20

Single

Died Feb 13 1893

Oct 31 1888

9119

Leon

Michael

Champaign

Burglary 3 yrs

40

5ft 5 1/4

?

Dk Sallow

Hazel

Brown

South America

Barber

 

Methodist

R&W 8 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 27

South America

Ireland

10

Widow 2 child

Apr 29 1891

Oct 8 1891

1240

Leonard

Alvin

Logan

Assault to murder 4 yrs

28

1 m 78

?

Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Farmer

 

None

Illiterate

Intemperate

Yes

United States

United States

21

Single

Dec 7 1894

Feb 15 1854

1438

Leonard

Daniel

Cook

Rape 3 years

27

6' 1/2"

 

light

blue

auburn

New York

Lumberman

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

parents living in New York

 

 

 

Wife living in Wisconsin

Feb 15, 1857

May 10 1886

7651

Leonard

Frank

Livingston

burglary, 3 yrs

18

5'5 3/4

142

fair

blue

brown

Penn

laborer

 

Catholic

R&W, 6 yrs

intemperate

yes

Ireland

Ireland

18

married, 2 children

Jan 15 1890

Oct 22 1886

7895

Leonard

Frank

Menard

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

19

6ft

168

Light

Blue

Brown

New York

Farming

see #9689

Presbyterian

R & W 2 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 10

Don't Know

Don't Know

11

Single

April 22 1889

Oct 20 1886

7892

Leonard

George

Vermilion

Burglary 2 yrs

25

5ft 8 3/4

165

Dark

Black

Black

Illinois

Laborer

 

Christian

Read

Abstinent

No Father age 6 Mother age 10

Ohio

Ohio

11

Single

Died April 19 1888

Feb 21 1889

9364

Leonard

George

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feb 15 1887

8124

Leonard

James

Winnebago

Rape 1 yr

23

5ft 8

143

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Painter

 

Catholic

R & W 4 yrs

Intimperate

Mother living Father 1 1/2

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Jan 15 1888

Jan 13 1888

8598

Leonard

James

Kankakee

Larceny 2 yrs

29

5ft 8 1/4

167

Dark

Hazel

Brown

New York

Brakeman

 

None

Collegiate 12 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died 2 yrs

15

Ireland

New York

Single

Oct 13 1889

July 5 1888

8949

Leonard

James

Cook

Robbery 3 yrs

27

5ft 7

?

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

Michigan

Switchman

several short terms Detroit House Correction

Catholic

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Michigan

Ireland

16

Single

Jan 4 1891

Sep 23 1891

1201

Leonard

Thomas

Boone

Larceny 1 yr

45

1 m 66

?

Md Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Med Chest

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

15

Widow no child

May 1892

Sep 28 1888

9026

Leonard

William

Logan

Larceny 3 yrs

30

5ft 10 3/4

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Iowa

Laborer

 

None

Read 2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

United States

United States

14

Married 1 child

Died June 24 1890

Nov 22 1890

660

Leonard (Alias Cory Millard

George

Cook

Larceny 5 yrs

33

1 m 79

?

Med Fair

Hazel Dk Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Michigan

Railway Switchman

4th Term 6882 see 6034, 7690

Congregational

Common

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age infant

New York

Michigan

14

Married 2 child

Aug 21 1894

Mar 16 1888

8721

Leonardo

Donatha

Cook

Manslaughter 1 yr

5?

5ft 2 1/2

157

Dark

Hazel

Dk Gray

Italy

Rag Picker

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 21 Mother died age 40

Italy

Italy

25

Married 5 child

Feb 16 1889

Nov 7 1888

9130

Lepore

Raffele

Kane

Larceny 2 yrs

35

5ft 2

?

Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

Italy

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Italy

Italy

29

Single

May 8 1889

Nov 12 1885

7332

LeRoy (Alias Geo Grace)

William

Peoria

burglary & larceny 3 yrs

23

5' 6 1/2"

149

med dark

blue

dk brown

Tennessee

laborer

2d term, see 5693

Catholic

R&W, 5 yrs

intemperate

mother living, father 20 yrs

Tennessee

do

13

No

Discharged March 23 1859

March 15 1855

1696

Leshure

Peter

Fulton

Larceny 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 22, 1855 discharged

Nov 12 1885

7330

Leslie

John F.

Peoria

larceny, 1yr 6 mos

33

5'10 3/4"

180

med fair

blue

brown

Ohio

teamster

 

Presb.

common school 4 yrs

intemperate

mother living, father 12 yrs

Ireland

do

24

 

par'd Aug 18 1860

Oct 25 1852

1180

Lester

Henry

Lake

Larceny 1 year

31

5' 1"

 

light

blue

gray

England

Clerk

 

no

 

never drank to excess

Parents living in England

 

 

 

single

died July 18, 1853

Apr 3 1888

8771

Lester

John

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

16

5ft 7

135

Light

Blue

Lt Brown

Indiana

Farming

see 9811

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Indiana

Kentucky

15

Single

Mar 3 1889

Oct 17 1888

9068

Lester

Mark

Albany Wyoming

Forgery 3 yrs

34

5ft 7 3/4

?

Dark

Maroon

Dk Brown

California

Salesman

 

Lutheran

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 23

Germany

Germany

24

Single

July 16 1890

June 18 1849

793

Letz

Joseph

Cook

larceny - 1 yr

36

5'7"

 

 

blue

brown

New York (in IL 1 1/2 yrs)

seaman

 

Methodist

can't read or write

temperate

dead

 

 

 

single

Dec 26 1887

Jan 10 1889

9259

Leuthessen

Frederick

U S N D Ill

Violating postal laws 1 yr

23

5ft 10 1/2

?

Med Fair

Hazel

Brown

Wisconsin

Letter Carrier

 

Lutheran

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 8

Germany

Germany

23

Married

Dec 9 1889

Oct 16 1886

7883

Levans

Samuel

Vermilion

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

18

5ft 8

147

Fair

Gray

Brown

Illinois

Waiter

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 12

Kentucky

Kentucky

18

Single

Apr 16 1889

Apr 21 1858

2721

Levereux

Michael

Cook

Robbery - 10 yrs

29

5' 9-1/4"

 

Fair

Light Hazel

Auburn

Ireland

Steamboat man

 

Catholic

Cannot Read nor Write

intemp

Mother in Canada

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Joliet June 15 1959

Apr 8 1886

7599

Levin (Alias: Louis Levine)

Louis

Cook

perjury, 1 yr

26

5'5

144

dark

dark

black

Germany

fruit peddler

2d term, see 3402

Jewish

common, 7 yrs

moderate

yes

Germany

Germany

14

single

died Nov 24, 1893

Mar 10 1887

8177

Levy

Louis

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

22

5ft 4 3/4

145

Dark

Black

Black

Germany

Tailor

 

Jewish

Illiterate

Abstinent

Mother living Father died 21 yrs

Germany

Germany

8

Single

Feb 10 1888

5-2-1855

1724

Lewis

Calvin F.

Cook

forgery, 1 year

21

5' 7½"

 

light brown

gray

black

OH

carpenter

 

Methodist

yes

no

Father in Ohio

 

 

 

Single

5-2-1856

June 29 1886

7728

Lewis

Charles

Knox

Burglary 2 yr

20

5ft 11 12

153

Fair

Blue

Dark Brown

New Jersey

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

16

Single

Mar 29 1888

Nov 21 1885

7345

Lewis

Ed W.

Mason

burglary & larceny, 2 yr

27

5'9 1/4"

140

Negro

black

black

Illinois

waiter

 

Methodist

common school, 10 y

moderate

yes

Missouri

Illinois

18

single

Feb. 24, 1871

Oct 16 1886

7878

Lewis

George

Kankakee

Perjury & Burglary 4 yrs

29

5ft 3 1/4

125

Dark

Dark

Dk Brown

New York

Steam Fitter

 

Methodist

R & W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father age 2

Nova Scotia

England

15

Single

Dec 15 1889

May 28 1890

306

Lewis

Henry

Vermilion

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs

38

1 m 63

?

Md Dark

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father died age 23 Mother died age 20

Ohio

Ohio

16

Married 4 child

Feb 27 1892

Jan 14 1892

1463

Lewis

Henry

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

22

1 m 74

?

Negro

Deep Maroon Maroon fr

Black

Tennessee

Cook

2nd Term 9804

None

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 13

Virginia

Virginia

15

Single

Died May 10 1892

Feb 18 1886

7503

Lewis

James

Vermilion

2 indictments for grand larceny - 1 & 2 yrs

28

5'11

172

fair

blue

brown

Florida

R.R. Employee

 

Catholic

R&W, 3 yrs

abstinent

mother living - father died 10 yr

Missouri

Penn.

15 yrs

single

May 27 188

May 28 1891

1066

Lewis

John

Adams

Burglary 3 yrs 2 indictments

22

1 m 77

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Missouri

Teamster

 

Baptist

Moderate

Moderate

Mother living Father died age infant

Texas

Missouri

18

Single

Nov 27 1893

June 17 1891

1107

Lewis

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

23

1 m 69

?

Mulatto

Deep Maroon

Black

Louisana

Meat Cook

 

Catholic

Read

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 15

N Carolina

S Carolina

20

Single

May 16 1892

4-25-1855

1720

Lewis

John or Louis Solstine

Edgar

larceny, 3 years

30

5' 5½"

 

dark mulatto

 

 

LA

 

 

none

no

 

No parents living

 

 

 

Single

4-25-1858

Sept 28 1857

119

Lewis

Michael

Cook

Larceny

25

5 6 1/4

 

Fair

Blue

Black

England

Sailor

-

Episcopal

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Nov 10 1886

Apr 23 1891

992

Lewis

Robert J

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

23

1 m 70

?

Med Fair

Hazel Gray Hazel

Med Chest

England

Laborer

2nd Term 62

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

15

Single

Died Sep 13 1892

Feb 15 1892

1567

Lewis

William

Cook

Murder 17 yrs 6 mos

37

1 m 71

?

Dk Mulatto

Maroon Pure

Black

Kentucky

Hostler

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Yes

Kentucky

Kentucky

16

Single

July 14 1896

Dec 12 1887

8559

Lewis

William

DeWitt

Larceny 3 yrs

25

5ft 11

167

Sandy

Blue

Sandy Brown

Ohio

Farming

 

Baptist

Read 2 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 8

13

Ohio

Ohio

Single

June 11 1890

May 30 1887

8286

Lewis

Harristron

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

18

5ft 10

141

Light

Blue

Lt Brown

Ohio

Teamster

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father died 6 yrs

England

Ohio

18

Single

May 7 1888

Mar 9 1889

9393

Lewis (Alias James Vaughn

William

Knox

Burglary 1 yr

30

5ft 4 3/4

?

Negro

Dark

Black

Missouri

Farming

2nd Term 5312

Baptist

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 5 Mother died age 15

Missouri

Kentucky

15

Single

Feb 8 1890

Aug 5 1887

8351

Lex

Horace c

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

29

6ft 2

167

Fair

Blue

Brown

Pennsylvania

Book keeper

2nd term # 7081

Episcopal

High School 10 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 14

25

Pennsylvania

New York

Single

Feb 1890

May 11 1888

8830

Leydew

Michael

Cook

Conspiracy 2 yrs

37

5ft 4 3/4

216

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Ireland

Butcher

 

Catholic

Common 7 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

18

Married 2 child

Feb 10 1890

Feb 8 1887

8101

Libby

Edgar

La Salle

Burglary 1 yr

32

5ft 9

176

Dark

Hazel

Dark

Maine

Farmer

 

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Father age 8 mother age 9

Maine

Maine

9

Single

Jan 8 1888

Oct 25 1888

9097

Lind

John

Kane

Larceny 1 yr

19

5ft 7 1/2

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

Sweden

Laborer

 

Lutheran

R&W 8 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Sweden

Sweden

17

Single

Sep 25 1889

Nov 1 1847

684

Linden

Francis

Cook

larceny - 1 yr

abt. 30?

5'4 1/2

stout

?

grey

light brown

?

 

 

 

read/not write

temperate

dead

 

 

 

married, 1 cild

Dec 7 1886

Feb 9 1887

8109

Linder

O.A.

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

25

5ft 9 1/2

167

Light

Blue

Brown

Sweden

Reporter

 

Lutheran

Common 7 yrs

Abstinent

Unknown

Germany

Germany

17

Single

Jan 9 1888

Feb 21 1889

9359

Lindsay

Jno

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

27

5ft 7

?

Lt Mulatto

Black

Black

Kentucky

Stone Cutter

see 7048 18 mos Bridewell Chicago

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 1 1/2

England

England

7

Married 2 child

Jan 20 1890

Apr 3 1888

8770

Lindsey

Alexander

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

22

5ft 5 1/2

136

Dark

Hazel

Dark

New York

Farming

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 10

Scotland

Ireland

10

Single

Mar 3 1889

June 5 1889

9561

Lindsey

George

Adams

Rape 1 yr

21

5ft 6 3/4

?

Mulatto

Dark

Black

Illinois

Boot Black

see 412 C 4 yrs at Pontiac

None

R&W 5 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 15 Mother died age 7

Colorado

Colorado

10

Single

May 4 1890

Jan 22 1858

118

Linegan

Peter

Cook

Larceny

27

5 8 1/2

 

Fair

Gray

Dark

NY

Sailor

-

Catholic

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

married, 1 child

Jany 3 1887

Oct 20 1885

7250

Linehan

Jas. W

Rock Island

Robbery, 1 yr

21

5'9"

147

med dark

blue

dk brown

Illinois

barkeeper

 

Catholic

common school, 9 yr

moderate

yes

Ireland

do

21

no

10/15/1848

Dec 18 1857

124

Linehart

Augus

Will

Larceny

30

5 6

 

Light

Black

Black

Germany

Brewer

-

Protestant

Read and Write

Temp

Father

 

 

 

married, 1 child

July 27 1887

Jan 11 1858

2618

Linehart

August

Will

Larceny - 7 yrs from Dec 18, 1857

30

5' 6"

 

Light

Black

Black

Germany

Brewer

 

Protestant

Unk

Not Intemp

Fath. In Germany

Unk

Unk

Unk

None

Taken to Joliet Aug. 19, 1858

Feb 7 1889

9320

Ling

Herman

Adams

Assault to kill 2 yrs

20

5ft 6 1/2

?

Lt Mulatto

Brown

Black

Wisconsin

Laborer

 

Baptist

R&W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 13

Virginia

Wisconsin

13

Single

Nov 6 1890

Feby 3 1886

7461

Linnley

Thomas

Adams

grand larceny, 3yrs

43

5'8"

161

dark

hazel

dk gray

West India

laborer

 

Episcopal

high school, 8 yrs

intemperate

no, father 11 yrs, mother 6 weeks

England

Scotland

11

Spouse and 1 child

par'd Jan 30 1860

Oct 31 1891

1221

Linsay

George

Adams

Burglary 1 yr

22

1 m 69

?

Mulatto

Deep Maroon

Black

Illinois

Laborer

3rd Term 4121

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father died age 10 Mother died age infant

Colorado

Colorado

10

Single

Sep 11 1892

May 2 1891

1008

Lipe

George H

Cook

Forgery 3 yrs

24

1 m 68

?

Dark

Azure Blue

Dk Chest

Illinois

Bookkeeper

 

Congregational

Collegiate

Moderate

Yes

New York

Wisconsin

21

Married no child

Nov 1 1893

July 12 1887

8335

Lipsky

Roman

Knox

Assault to Murder 1 yr

18

5ft 7

124

Light

Blue

Light

Wisconsin

Horse rider

2 yr at Pontia6 Ill

Lutheran

R&W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

18

Russia

Germany

Single

June 21 1888

Feb 7 1887

8095

Liptak

John

Livingston

Murder 14 yrs commuted to 10 yrs 7/3/91

39

5ft 3

145

Fdark

Dk Gray

Black

Germany

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W 8 yrs

Intemperate

Father age 8 mother age 6

Germany

Germany

27

Married 3 child

May 6 1893

Oct 22 1886

7899

Lisky

George

McHenry

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs

21

5ft 4 3/4

149

Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Ohio

Brakeman

 

Catholic

R & W 5 yrs

Intemperate

No Father age 7 Mother age 8

Germany

Germany

8

Single

Elgin Sep 17 1887 Discharged 7/12/32

May 26 1891

1058

Littig

George

Rock Island

Burglary 1 yr

23

1 m 71

?

Med Fair

Hazel Gray Y

Lt Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 14

France

Pennsylvania

21

Single

Apr 25 1892

Sept 27 1854

1566

Little

John

Peoria

Larceny 4 years

38

5' 8 3/4"

 

light florid

gray

dark brown

Canada

?

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Sept 27, 1858 discharged

Apr 26 1888

8801

Little

William

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

18

5ft 3/4

145

Med Dark

Blue

Dark

Illinois

Laborer

 

None

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

17

Single

Oct 5 1890

Aug 29 1888

8988

Littner

John

DeWitt

Burglary 1 yr

35

5ft 11 3/4

?

Dark

Hazel

Black

Tennessee

Laborer

 

Methodist

Read 1 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 12 Mother 13 yrs

Tennessee

Tennessee

13

Married

July 29 1889

May 24 1887

8277

Livine

Emmet M

Warren

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

19

5ft 4 1/4

145

Light

Blue

Light

Sweden

Farming

 

Baptist

R&W no yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 8 days

Sweden

Sweden

18

Single

Apr 24 1888

Nov 19 1888

9145

Livingston

Samuel

Cook

Burlgary 2 yrs

20

5ft 8 1/4

?

Md Dark

Dk Hazel

Dk Brown

New York

Cigar maker

 

Methodist

R&W 6 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

New York

New York

17

Single

Aug 18 1890

Mar 7 1888

8693

Livingston

William

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 6 3/4

129

Fair

Gray Hazel

Brown

Canada

Telegraph Operator

 

Catholic

High 6 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 5

Canada

Canada

19

Single

Feb 7 1889

Dec 11 1853

1413

Livingstone

Martimar

Cook

Larceny 1 year

?8

 

 

light

gray

black

 

Carpenter

 

 

can read & write

Never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Dec 11, 1854 discharged

Sept 13 1853

1348

Lloyd

A.B.

Macoupin

Burglery 2 years

31

5' 6 3/4"

 

light

light hazel

light brown

Pennsylvania

 

 

Presb.

can read & write

never drank to excess

parents living in Pennsylvania

 

 

 

wife living in Ohio

Sept 3, 1855

Sept 131853

1348

Lloyd

A.B.

Macoupin

Burglary 2 years

31

6' 6"

 

high light

light hazel

light brown

Pennsylvania

Physician

 

Presb.

can read & write

abstinent

living

 

 

 

 

Sept 13, 1854

Jan 14 1892

1458

Lloyd

Thomas

Cook

Larceny 1 yr 6 mos

26

1 m 70

?

Med

Azure Blue fr

Lt Chest

Michigan

Waiter

 

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 2

Ireland

New York

12

Married no child

May 18 1893

Nov 27 1857

2596

Lochbaum

Daniel

 

Embezzling letters - 10 yrs

20

5' 6"

 

Light

Dk Hazel

Auburn

Pennsylvania

Stage driver

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Moth. In Knox Co., IL

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Joliet July 30, 1860

Nov. 27 1857

2595

Lochbaum

Solomon

Northern Dist of US

Embezzling letters - 10 yrs

17

5' 6-1/4"

 

Fair

Light Hazel

Auburn

Pennsylvania

Farmer

 

 

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Moth. In Knox Co., IL

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Joliet July 3, 1860

Aug 26 1890

467

Lockwood

Jesse

Crook, Wyoming

Grand Larceny 4 yrs

24

1 m 80

?

Md Dark

Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Texas

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 4 Mother died age 13

Tennessee

Tennessee

13

Single

Oct 29 1893

Sep 26 1888

9016

Lodinio

Lorenzo

Cook

Robbery 3 yrs

35

5ft 6

?

Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Italy

Saloonkeeper

 

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Italy

Italy

31

Single

Mar 25 1891

May 24 1853

1296

Loe

Moses

DeWitt

Murder 8 years

23

 

 

light

gray

brown

Tennessee

Farmer

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

 

 

 

 

 

August 31, 1857

May 9 1854

1486

Lo--eth

Wm

Winnebago

Larceny 1 year

19

5' 5 3/4"

 

light

gray

brown

New York

Teamster

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

has parents living

 

 

 

single

Escaped May 4, 1855

Sep 20 1890

499

Lofgreen

Charles

Rock Island

Embezzlement 1 yr

22

1 m 61

?

Light

Dk Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Bookkeeper

 

Methodist

High

Moderate

Yes

High Sea

Sweden

21

Single

Pardoned June 25 1891

Oct 11 1890

545

Logan

Arthur

Vermilion

Burglary 5 yrs

28

1 m 62

?

Md Dark

Maroon Gray Maroon

Dk Chest Gray Mix

England

Laborer

 

None

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 12

Scotland

England

15

Single

July 10 1894

Oct 9 1891

1249

Logan (Alias George Thomas

Louis

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

29

1 m 69

?

Dk Mulatto

Deep Maroon Maroon fr

Black

Missouri

Cook

2nd Term 6779 see 4451

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 18 Mother died age 19

Virginia

Virginia

20

Separated no child

Sep 8 1892

Jan 4 1858

2615

Lohman

(Casper) Henry

Will

Larceny - 1 yr from Mch 8, 1857

66

5' 2-1/2"

 

Light

Blue

Light

Germany

Farmer

 

Protestant

Cannot Read nor Write

Not Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Germany

Dischg. Mch 8 1858 - Term expired

May 30 1887

8282

Long

Charley

Adams

Grand Larceny 4yrs 5mos

25

5ft 4 1/2

143

Chinese

Dk Brown

Black

California

Laundryman

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Yes

China

Germany

12

Married no child

Oct 26 1890

Aug 29 1888

8987

Long

William

DeWitt

Burglary 1 yr

21

6ft 3

?

Md Dark

Hazel

Brown

New Mexico

Brakeman

 

Presbyterian

R&W 2 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 6

New Mexico

New Mexico

8

Single

July 29 1889

July 11 1853

1320

Longsworth (Alias ??)

Wm

Cook

Larceny 3 years

25

5' 9 3/4"

 

light

dark

black

Virginia

laborer

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

Father living in Buffalo

 

 

 

wife in Chicago

Dec 21, 1853

Sept 1 1854

1543

Looly

Thomas

Cook

Assault to murder 2 years

34

5' 11 3/4"

 

light

dark gray

black

Ireland

Laborer

 

no church

can not read or write

has drank to excess

Parents in Ireland

 

 

 

Wife in New York

Pardoned April 25, 1855

Mar 24 1887

8206

Loomis

Benjamin

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

22

5ft 5 1/2

149

Mulatto

Hazel

Black

Illinois

Laborer

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Virginia

Virginia

22

Single

Feb 24 1888

Mar 24 1887

8207

Loomis

George

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

20

5ft 6

130

Mulatto

Dk Brown

Black

Illinois

Farm Hand

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Yes

Virginia

Virginia

20

Single

Feb 24 1888

Feb 23 1858

116

Loomis

Richard

Peoria

Burglary

17

5 4 1/2

 

Fair

Black

Auburn

Illinois

Plasterer

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

Spouse and 1 child

Feb 16 1861

Feb. 23 1858

2668

Loomis

Richard

Peoria

Burglary - 3 yrs

17

5' 4-1/2"

 

fair

Black

Dk Auburn

Peoria, IL

Plasterer

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet Nov 24 1859

Mar 11 1892

1639

Loomis

William

Sangamon

Manslaughter 5 yr.

28

1 M 72

 

Dark Mulatto

Mar gr sl bl lim haz

Black

Illinois

Laborer

 

Baptist

R & W

Moderate

Mother F-24

Virginia

Virginia

21

married, 10 children

Jan 24 1888

June 17 1891

1108

Loonan

William

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

30

1 m 62

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Hazel

Med Chest

New York

Hospital nurse

 

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

Father died age 9 Mother died age 9

Ireland

Ireland

9

Single

May 16 1892

Sept 30 1887

8383

Loor

John J

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs 6 mos

33

5ft 8

155

Fair

Blue

Brown

Pennsylvania

Book keeper

 

None

High 7 yrs

Moderate

Yes

33

Scotland

Ireland

Married 1 child

Nov 13 1889

Oct 2 1885

7167

Love

Daniel

Sangamon

Assault to commit rape 14 yrs

29

5' 8 1/2"

154

Negro

black

black

Illinois

Cook

 

Catholic

illiterate. No yrs

moderate

yes

Illinois

Missouri

13

single

July 26 1890

Oct 24 1854

1585

Love (Alias Glove)

Janet

Cook

Larceny 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pardoned Jan 18, 1855

Nov 5 1885

7303

Loveland

C.A. (or C.H.)

Cook

forgery, 1 yr

30

5'3"

140

med dark

blue

brown

Michigan

salesman has worked on granite

 

Methodist

common school, 10yr

abstinent

no, father 3 yrs, mother 14 mos.

don't know

do

3

single

Feb 3 1887

Mar 7 1890

147

Lovell

Walter

Kane

Burglary 1 yr

32

1 m 82

?

Fair

Lt Slate Blue

Dk Blond

Iowa

Laborer

2nd term 3982

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 20 Mother died age 27

Illinois

Illinois

2

Married 2 child

Feb 6 1891

Feb 23 1892

1580

Loviolette

Harry

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

23

1 m 70

?

Med

Azure Blue

Dk Chest

Massachusetts

Butcher

 

Catholic

High

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 17

Ireland

Canada

21

Single

Jan 22 1893

Dec 26 1885

7399

Lowe

John

Kankakee

rape, 7 yrs

36

5'11"

167

dark

blue

brown

Ohio

hostler

 

Methodist

comon school 10 yrs

intemperate

no, father 35 yr, mother 28

Virginia

Ohio

12

single

Dec 4 1886

Mar 9 1886

7540

Lowe

Schadrack C.

Boone

burglary - 1 yr

24

5'5 1/4"

142

light

gray

brown

Iowa

farmhand

 

Presb.

R&W, 10 yrs

abstinent

father living, mother age 11

Kentucky

Ohio

21

single

Apl 21 1888

Oct 28 1886

7904

Lucas (Alias Thompson

Frank William

Kane

Burglary 2 yrs

22

5ft 6

152

Negro

Black

Black

Missouri

Waiter

2nd term #6017

Methodist

Common 6 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Maryland

Maryland

19

Single

Aug 25 1888

Dec 4 1886

8005

Lukes

John

Cook

 

24

6ft 2

185

 

 

 

 

 

2nd term see 5563

None

 

 

Unknown

 

 

 

Single

June 4 1889

June 18 1858

2786

Lundy

William

Daviss

Assault with intent to kill - 1 yr.

24

5' 3"

 

Light

Grey

Black

Ireland

Shoemaker

 

Catholic

Read & Write

Has drank to excess

Mother in Ireland

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Daviss Co.

Dischgd. June 18, 1859 - Term exp.

Feb 8 1887

8100

Lupold (Alias Greenly

Henry alias Edward

LaSalle

Burglary 1 yr

46

5ft 7 1/4

149

Sandy

Hazel

Sandy Brown

Germany

Coal miner

 

Catholic

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Mother living faher age 5

Germany

Germany

45

Married 5 child

Jan 8 1888

Sep 28 1888

9028

Lupton (Alias William Smith

Rufus

Logan

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

19

5ft 5 1/4

?

Light

Blue

Blonde

Illinois

None

14 mos at Chester

None

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

New York

Illinois

19

Single

Mar 13 1889

Mar 12 1892

1644

Lusk

Frank

Champaign

Larceny, Burglary 5 yr

21

1 M 75

 

med. Dark

Or dr sl bl lim y

Chest Dk

Michigan

Laborer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

single

April 22, 1849 par'd by the Gov'r

Feb 16 1858

2649

Lutherman

Henry William

Lake

Larceny - 1 yr

24

5' 7-1/4"

 

Light

Hazel

Sandy

Germany

Farmer

 

None

Read & Write

Intemp

Moth. In Germany

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Dischg. Feb. 16 1859

Nov 19 1888

9138

Lutterell

Sameul

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

27

5ft 7 3/4

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

Canada

Clerk

 

Methodist

Common 10 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 21

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Oct 19 1889

Aug 4 1887

8344

Luttner

August

Cook

Arson 1 yr

22

5ft 7

132

Med Fair

Hazel

Brown

Germany

Candy Maker

 

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Donít Know

14

France

Spain

Single

Nov 3 1887 Nov 19 1887

Sep 13 1886

7814

Lutz

David

Stephenson

Larceny 2 yrs

40

5ft 7

158

Med Dark

Blue

Lt Brown

Germany

Farmer

3rd term see #1162

Protestant

Common 9 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

18

Single

June 13 1888

May 16 1891

1047

Lutz

Jacob

Cook

Burglary 8 yrs

30

1 m 68

?

Florid

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Red Sandy

Illinois

Carriage Driver

2nd Term 4907

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 5 Mother died age 30

Germany

Germany

21

Separated no child

Aug 15 1896

Apr 13 1889

9480

Lyding (Alias Gustave Lyden

Gustave

Grundy

Assault with intent to commit murder 5 yrs

24

5ft 10

?

Light

Blue

Dk Blond

Sweden

Coal Miner

 

Lutheran

R&W 6 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 23 Mother died age 22

Sweden

Sweden

18

Single

Pardoned Oct 27 1890

Mar 26 1887

8213

Lynch

Daniel

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

43

5ft 4 3/4

133

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Ireland

Fireman

 

Catholic

R & W

Moderate

Father died 5 yrs Mother died 33 yrs

Ireland

Ireland

30

Single

Feb 26 1888

Nov 8 1886

7939

Lynch

George

DeKalb

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

30

5ft 7 1/2

153

Sandy

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Catholic

Read 4 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

14

Single

Oct 8 1887

June 6 1888

8880

Lynch

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

45

5ft 4 1/4

?

Dark

Gray Hazel

Dk Gray

New York

Sailor

 

Catholic

Read 1 yr

Moderate

Father died age 3 Mother died age 35

Ireland

Ireland

15

Widow 4 child

May 20 1889

Jan 31 1888

8630

Lynch

Michael

Cook

Murder 35 yrs

25

5ft 8 1/4

144

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Ireland

Wire Drawer

2nd term 5004

Catholic

Common 10 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

7

Ireland

Ireland

Single

Died Nov 15 1933

Mar 30 1849

760

Lynch

Patrick

Cass

Setting fire to jail - 6 mos

23

5'6"

 

light

dark

dark

Ireland (in IL 1 yr)

shoemaker

 

Catholic

can read/write

has drank some

parents living in Ireland

 

 

 

Children

Escaped Oct 8 1860; released July 12 1932; opinion 4101

6-15-1855

1780

Lynch

Timothy

LaSalle

larceny, 2 years

22

5'5"

 

light

 

dk. Brown

Ireland

labourer

 

none

read, write some

drinks to excess

Mother in New York

 

 

 

Single

6-15-1857

Apr 10 1889

8792

Lynn

Edward j

Albany Wyoming

Manslaughter 4 yrs

28

5ft 10 1/2

190

Med Dark

Gray

Brown

Pennsylvania

Butcher

 

Catholic

R&W 2 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

14

Single

Pardoned Nov 2 1890

Oct 18 1888

9074

Lyons

George

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

34

5ft 6

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

New York

Barkeeper

 

None

R&W 1 yr

Moderate

Father died age 27 Mother died age 19

Ireland

Ireland

14

Single

Sep 18 1889

Oct 22 1891

1285

Lyons

Henry

Cook

Murder Life commuted to 20 yrs Nov 23 1896

18

1 m 54

?

Light

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Michigan

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

United States

United States

18

Single

June 5 1900

Oct 29 1855

120

Lyotes

Samuel D.

Champaign

Larceny

20

5 7 1/2

 

Light

Hazel

Dark

Indiana

Cabinet Maker

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Oct 5, 1886



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