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Heinrich Arnold Luetgert
The younger brother of Adolph Luetgert, he was commonly known as Arnold.
Born: 1851 in Gütersloh,
Parents: Christian Heinrich Lütgert and Margreta Sophia Severin.
Married: March 9, 1879, in Kane County, Illinois, to Charlotte Winterfeld (born 1857 in Prussia).
Died: October 16, 1908, in Elgin, Illinois; suicide.
He farmed in Hanover Township, Cook County, in 1880. At times, Arnold worked as a butcher and he taught school. Around 1893 he moved to Chicago. At the time of the trials he was living at 5027 Justina Avenue or 5017 Justis Street and working as an insurance agent. In 1908, he resided at 5124 Ashland Avenue and was engaged in the real-estate business.
Children: Heinrich Franz Karl August (known as Henry); Antoinette (Toni), born in 1880; Charlotte (Lotte), who married a man named Buerkle; Adelle (b. 1880), Sophie (b. 1886), Arnold (b. 1880), Lily (b. 1892) and Grover (b. 1894). Arnold and Grover were business partners in a coal and face brick business in Chicago.
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Picture: Chicago Journal, Aug. 29, 1897.