Case Number: 1986

Quinn, Off. John, 41st Prect., died 1 A.M. in Alexian Bros. Hospital. Shot at 10 P.M. Nov. 21, in Greenberg's saloon, Addison Av. and Robey Sts., by Gust. Marks, whom Quinn and his partner Blaul attempted to arrest. Marks was shot by Off. Blaul and locked up at 41st Prect. Station. Marks, with his pals, Niedermier & VanDine sentenced March 26, 1904 by Judge Kersten to hang April 22. Hanged April 22, 1904 for murder of Frank W. Stewart.


Date of Offense November 21, 1903
Date of Death November 21, 1903
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address Addison Av & Robey
Type of Location Place of business
Location Description Addison Av & Robey Greenberg's Saloon
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Description Accidental shooting
Total Number of Victims 1
Location Addison Av & Robey Greenberg's Saloon
Number of Defendants 1
Type of Business Bar/saloon


Name Quinn, John Off
Gender Male
Race White
Employed Yes
VictimEmploymentType Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Ethnicity Other, european
Occupation/ Skill Law enforcement


Name Marks, Gust.
Gender Male
Race White


Precinct 41
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Arrest Made at Crime Scene Yes
Location of Arrest Addison & Robey
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 3
Victim Employed by Law Enforcement Police officer on duty


Charges Against Defendant No
Trial Judge Kersten
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Sentence March 26, 1904
Length of Sentence Death penalty
Outcome of Trial Guilty of murder
Post Trial Information Death sentence carried out
Sentence Completed Yes