Name:  John J. Manning

Age/DoB:   Unknown

County of Conviction:  Mineral County

Judicial District: 4th

Case No.:  42

Date of Conviction:  May 7, 1918

Sentence:  Fine of $200









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Allegations:  On April 16, 1918, at Iron Mountain, allegedly said: "Hurrah for the Kaiser; fuck the United States."


Case Details:  Thirteen witnesses testified to the seditious remark made by Manning.  Information of the seditious remark was received on April 24, 1918. Manning was represented by W.L. Hyde.  Judge Asa L. Duncan sat on the bench.  A jury headed by foreman Charles J. Luedke found him guilty.  


Personal Information:  Unknown


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