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C. D. Hendershot Commits Suicide-1895

ALLEN, HENDERSHOT

Posted By: cheryl Locher moonen (email)
Date: 4/4/2020 at 14:24:08

Cascade Pioneer, Published in Cascade, Iowa on Friday, August 23rd, 1895

Short in His Accounts

C. D. Hendershot, a prominent attorney at Spencer, who with Milt Allen formed the firm of Allen & Hendershot, committed suicide by shooting himself through the heart. Hendershot was local agent for a loan company and had forged trust deeds upon various farms in this vicinity and had realized upon them from the loan company to the extent of about $7,000. He left several letters, in one of which he admitted his guilt in all the offenses attributed to him, with the exception of one.


 

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