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John Jacob Lindauer

John Jacob Lindauer (1840-1888) was a "policy dealer" who was involved in the illegal numbers game in New York City. (b. 1840; Pennsylvania, USA - d. January 5, 1888; Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, USA)

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"Sophia and Oscar had three boys and later on one girl. The boys were Charles, Louis and John and the girl, Eloise, was named by her brother, Charles."
"Robert Fox, George H. Christie and John Lindauer, the alleged proprietors of the Theatre Comique …"
"… he came in with Jake Lindauer; Jake said here is a man who has a music box to sell …"
Admission that the family operates a house of prostitution in West Hoboken, New Jersey. "The defense then called to the stand Jacob Lindauer, who testified: At the time of my arrest at 141 Mott street; I worked for my brother Fred, at West Hoboken. 'What sort of a place was it?' asked Mr. McGrath. 'Well, some call it a hotel, and some call it a house of prostitution. I call it a house of prostitution.'"
His 1881 arrest for burglary in Bayonne, New Jersey. "Joseph Heins, Jacob Lindauer, Martin Smith and 'Butch' Muller, was called. The indictment charged that these men with Fritz Schneider, who has not yet been captured, had broken into the residence of Martin Hubbe, at Bayonne, on January 11th, and stolen clothing and other articles to the value of $175. The men have been in jail for several months, and all looked careworn."
His 1869 arrest and subsequent trial for selling lottery tickets, but found not guilty through a technicality.
John Lindaner was placed on trial … Lewis Lindauer, the brother of defendant, testified that he (Lewis) paid the rent of the lottery office, and that the defendant merely received wages for his services.
The death of his father.
"John Lindauer, 23 years of age, the keeper of a saloon in Grand street, was arraigned charged with having stolen a gold watch and chain, valued at $100, and a diamond pin, valued at $250 … He denied all knowledge of the stolen property, but on searching him the watch and chain were found in his possession."

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