Higgins, Otto P.

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FBI report for Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L, which records his charges and sentences. Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, was sentenced to two years in the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth on charges of income tax evasion.

Letter from Sol Sporn, president of Gelhaar Uniform Company, regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L.

Letter from Charles L. Aylward, vice-president of Columbia National Bank, regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L.

Judgment and commitment in Criminal Case No. 14653: United States vs. Otto P. Higgins, defendant. Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, entered a plea of guilty to counts 3 and 4 of income tax evasion, counts 1 and 2 having been entered nolle prosequi, and was sentenced to the U.S.

Letter from W. S. Harriman regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Harriman writes that Higgins has done good work running his newspaper business and will return to doing so, should he be paroled.

Letter from Floyd E. Jacobs regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Jacobs writes that he is concerned Higgins "received a heavier sentence than others who at least were equally guilty," believes he deserves credit for his service in the World War, and thinks his family is in great need of his support.

Letter from Thomas J. Strickler regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Strickler writes that, in his view, Higgins "has very definitely learned his lesson" and will make a "good citizen" upon his release.

Letter from Harry E. Scheark regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L.

Conditional release statement for Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L, detailing his plans to live with his wife and return to work at his printing plant upon his release.

Letter from Morton I. Newell regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L.

Letter from F. Spencer Johnson regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L.

Letter from J. Burns Gallagher regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Gallagher writes that, for the years he knew Higgins, "he bore a very good reputation," and believes him worthy of parole.

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