Name:  Edward S. Horn

Age/DoB:  May 22, 1884

County of Conviction: Sanders

Judicial District:  4th

Case No.: 200

Date of Conviction:  June 15, 1918

Sentence:  1-2 years.





Allegations: On March 9, 1918,  allegedly said in Jocko "That the heads of the government at the White House ought to be killed and that then the war would stop."


Case Details: Demurrer to 5/8 info charging him w/ criminal syndicalism sustained. Amended information charged him w/ sedition. Found guilty after trial June 14-15, 1918. Served 17 months. Released Nov. 16, 1919.


Personal Information: Born in Michigan. Married Viola Elwell Apr. 2, 1901 in Monroe, Mich. Lived in Plains. Had been in Montana 7 months. Teamster at a mill. Father William lived in Seattle. Date and place of death unknown.


The Montana Sedition Project