United States Board of Parole

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

Letter from Dan L. Fennell regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L.

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

Letter from Louis F. and Mr. H. Urban regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. The Urban brothers write that they have done business with and been neighbors to the Higginses for 20 years and "have never heard a word of wrong doing concerning Mr.

Letter from Clay C. Rogers regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Rogers writes that "the good which flowed from [Higgins'] activities far overbalance any wrong which he committed," and alludes to Tom Pendergast serving a lighter sentence for a worse crime.

Letter from James E. Jones, Acting Prohibition Commisser, regarding the parole of Anthony R. Gizzo, Inmate #20547. Jones reiterates the facts of Gizzo's case and recommends he be denied parole as a "flagrant violator of the Harrison Narcotic Law." Gizzo was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S.

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.

Letter from Herbert Corey regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L.

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