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John Welter

No. 4280. JOHN WELTER.

White man. Sentenced April 15, 1912, from Riley county, to a term of 1 to 7 years for forgery third degree. Paroled May 16, 1913. Violated parole Nov. 1, 1913.

Description: Age, 32; height, 5 ft. 5 3/4 in.; weight, 176; hair, black; complexion, medium dark; build, stout, rugged; eyes, hazel; nativity, Kansas. Occupation, farmer.

Bertillon: 67.2, 81.0, 91.7, 19.1, 15.0, 14.0, 6.4, 25.9, 12.1, 9.3, 47.4.

Finger-print classification:   I  R  OO
                              17  R  OO

Marks and scars: 1. Several irregular scars on second phalanx index. Vertical cut scar 1 in. long on palm of hand. Tattoo in blue, green, red and yellow of nude woman, with butterfly wings and letters, "John Welter," 3 in. above wrist joint. II. Tattoo in red and blue of dagger piercing flesh, 2 1/2 in. above wrist joint. Tattoo of blue, red and yellow, nude woman holding cigar, 4 in. above wrist joint.

Relatives: William Wilter, Westmoreland, Kan., brother; Barabra Pierce, Keats, Kan., sister.

Reward, $25.

Transcribed from Criminal X-Ray, Vol. 1, No. 3, October, 1915. Published by The Kansas State Penitentiary for the Bureau of Identification, Kansas State Printing Plant, W. R. Smith, State Printer, Topeka. 1915. 6-1279

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