Mayor of Indy arrested and indict.

Mayor of Indy arrested and indict.

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Since: Dec 06

Indianapolis

#1 Jan 13, 2014
After one grand jury was dissolved when a juror said he had been offered a bribe to not indict Duvall, another grand jury indicted him on charges of violating the state's Corrupt Practices Act. Besides his complicity with the KKK appointments, he was also accused of accepting a $14,000 bribe from politician and saloon owner William H. Armitage in return for naming three city officials. Duvall was said to have revoked this promise to Armitage, a Catholic, when it contradicted those he had made to the Klan. Found guilty, Duvall was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and spend 30 days in jail.

Election in November of 1925. He came to office in January of 1926

Gotta ya.:)

Since: Dec 06

Indianapolis

#2 Jan 13, 2014
Moe

Indianapolis, IN

#3 Jan 13, 2014
For a while I thought you were talking about that drunk Blubber Ballard.

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