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What happened to Judge Crater?

Gail Stewart

What happened to Judge Crater?

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Published by Crestwood House, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Crater, Joseph Force, b. 1889 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Crater, Joseph Force, b. 1889.,
    • Judges -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Missing persons -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Judges.,
    • Missing persons.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the mysterious disappearance of a New York judge in 1930 and presents three possible solutions.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.

      Statementby Gail B. Stewart ; illustrated by Marcy Ramsey.
      SeriesHistory"s mysteries
      ContributionsRamsey, Marcy Dunn, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF373.C68 S74 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1538164M
      ISBN 100896866173
      LC Control Number91016554
      OCLC/WorldCa23901993

      JUDGE CRATER TAKES A POWDER by Glenn Lazar Roberts. In August , Judge Joseph Crater of the New York Supreme Court said goodbye to his friends one late evening and proceeded to walk to the Belasco Theater a few streets away. He never arrived. The disappearance of Judge Crater was one of the greatest mysteries of Depression-era U.S. The Strange Disappearance of Judge Joseph Force Crater Joseph Force Crater was a New York Supreme Court associate justice and the president of the Tammany Hall Cayuga Democratic Club. He grew up in Pennsylvania and went on to attend Lafayette College and Columbia University Law School.


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That was the last time that anyone remembered seeing Judge Joseph Force Crater alive. So the story goes. And goes. And goes. Even now, 60 years after he. VANISHING POINT: THE DISAPPEARANCE OF JUDGE CRATER,AND THE NEW YORK HE LEFT BEHIND BY RICHARD J.

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All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting. The sudden disappearance of Judge Joseph Crater nearly 75 years ago led to perhaps the most famous missing persons case of the twentieth century.

Crater, a justice of New York's state Supreme Court, vanished amid political scandal. Within days, questions arose about Judge Crater's finances and his liaisons with numerous women.

A public frenzy about what happened to Crater provided impetus for. Judge Joseph Force Crater was born on January 5, in Easton, Pennsylavania. He was a associate Supreme Court Justice for the state of New York. The judge was vacationing with his wife Stella Mance Wheeler when he received a phone call and told his wife he had to go back to New York City ” to straighten those fellows out”.

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