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Who's Who
Names beginning with
A B C D E F G H IJ K L M N O PQ R S T UV W XYZ
This index includes people in Alchemy of Bones, others connected with the Luetgert case and names that came up during the author's research.
Names in bold appear in the book. All addresses and ages are from 1897, and all addresses are in Chicago unless noted otherwise.
2003 Robert Loerzel.

Francis A. Eastman

 

A special correspondent for the Chicago Chronicle who wrote an article in 1903 on the life story of Judge Joseph E. Gary. Address: 1821 Diversey Boulevard.
Frederick Ebersold The Chicago police superintendent at the time of the Haymarket Square case. He was later highly critical of Michael Schaack's conduct in that case.
Dr. William T. Eckley

 

An anatomy expert for the Luetgert defense. Address: Offices, 385 Washington.
Positions: Director, Chicago School of Anatomy and Physiology; demonstrator of anatomy, College of Physicians and Surgeons at the University of Illinois; professor and demonstrator of anatomy at Northwestern University dental school; professor of anatomy, Chicago Clinical School for Practitioners.
Eddinger An assistant jail clerk. First name unknown.
William C. Edwards

 

 

A juror in the second Luetgert trial. Age: 22 or 24.
Address: 254 Homan Avenue (Homer Street?)
Occupation: Clerk, A.C. McClurg Publishing.
Born: In Lake County, Illinois.
Single.
William E. Eimsted One of the Sheffield Avenue policemen. Address: 205 North Avenue.
William Eisfeldt The undertaker for Luetgert's funeral. Address: Offices, 86 Racine Avenue.
Adolph Elandt The driver who delivered potash to the Luetgert factory. Address: 924 George Street.
John Eldin A fisherman who found hair in the North Branch of the Chicago River on May 12, 1897. The hair was suspected to be Mrs. Luetgert's, though it turned out to be a false lead.
Lillian English A woman who was mistaken for Mrs. Luetgert, she was arrested in Kokomo, Indiana, on October 7, 1897. She also called herself Lena Bennett. She had previously been arrested in Cincinnati.
John Erickson A potential juror in the first Luetgert trial who was excused by Judge Tuthill.
Willie Esau A friend of Louis Luetgert, who went with him to circus on May 1, 1897. Address: Unknown. The City Directory lists five people named Esau on the 600 block of Diversey.
William Etten A reporter for the Chicago Journal; took part in scheme to listen in on jury. Address: In the 1896 Lakeside City Directory, he is listed as a reporter for the Record, residing at 268 Chestnut.
Charles G. Evans A laundry night watchman at the Dunning poorhouse. Read more about the Dunning asylum and the case of the Dunning body-snatchers.
Evans

 

A marshal at Tipton, Indiana, where a woman matching Mrs. Luetgert's description was seen on October 6, 1897. First name unknown.