Captian William E Chester

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CAPTOR OF JACK "QUAIL HUNTER" KENNEDY DIES AT AGE OF 87 Captain William E. Chester, Nemesis of Train Bandits, Succumbs Succumbs at His Home in Warrcnsburo Was Special Railroad Agent for Years. i Captain William I Chratar. M, Civil war trttan, and ho figured In th rtplur of Jack "Quail lluntrr" Rtnnady. train mbbrt. dlrd )tatrday at Ma homf In tarriubur(. alo. Captain C'l.Mr knoi. tli run tli - out th itrn autr and partiru - larly In Bnuthwrat Mluourl. Por many yrlra. Captain Chralrr aa chlaf aptclal aittit for th old Kanaaa City. Port krolt and Mawphla railroad tomnany. A. t Arnold, fitj. cral rammiialorir In tli Brxliiiflald d lit net. wa aaalatanl tpwlal ananl at th tlm. Hunlrd Rolikrr laii. Captain Cliratrr fitturrd in Hi mundup of many train robiwry land and thlr Icadrra. Hit moat out. Maudlin ont, which ill b rarallod. a ti. captur of jack Knrdy Krnnrdy. It la rrralM. lobhtd a tram at M.romb. Mo. nearly sa1 yrara ao Cheater trailed Krune.1, MHO Kaniaa C.iy. a.:rt Hit bandl! waa arreitrd In a lealauia'il. He r. - IHfl:i In a lung Unit. In ar. oilier tiliu rol.bcry at Whlitrtihun; Mo. KtniiHly wa killed by Prim - o tclal offirern when lit attempted lo facapr Oil. n t Ttunian headed headed th tpevial asenta at Una time. Captain fhCfter rtlirrd fmm n d ii Ilea aa an officer about 12 yearn ajo It itiadc I' la horn at Wantna - bur; Th reteran officer eed with til federal furrea tlurlun Hit Civil ar. He workrd In tht aecret trrtli tie - j parunrut anil It waa Him that he, Irarntd Hit dullra ol an officer i t

Clipped from Springfield Leader and Press04 May 1928, FriPage 1

Springfield Leader and Press (Springfield, Missouri)04 May 1928, FriPage 1
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