Peter Warren and Edward E. Conroy

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Clipping entitled "Accused in Plot" from the Kansas City Post on May 7, 1935 with caption stating, "Peter Warren (left), 20-year-old Dallas youth, is shown here with Edward E. Conroy, special agent in charge of the Kansas City office of the federal bureau of investigation, after Conroy and agents under him had effected Warren's arrest. The youth is charged with writing three letters in an attempt to extort $250,000 from James M. Kemper, president of the Commerce Trust company. Warren was arrested May 4, when Kemper kept an appointment with him, ostensibly to deliver the money demanded. Agents working under Conroy were hidden in Kemper's motor car and arrested Warren when he met the banker."

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Kansas City, MO
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William T. Kemper Sr. Scrapbooks: S7.14, Page 22
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