Case Number: 2072

Ryan, Dennis, died. Shot in strikers riot at Stock Yards Aug. 19. Leroy Everett, col'd., and seven others arrested. 19th Prect. Sonny Everett, John Gibson, John, Gallion, and Albert Johnson, all colored, arrested and held Aug. 26, by Coroner's Jury. Loney Everett sentenced Dec. 15 by Judge Tuthill to fourteen years in Joliet Penitentiary.


Date of Offense August 19, 1904
Date of Death August 23, 1904
Time Between Offense and Death Within 1 week but more than 1 day
Address Stockyards
Type of Location Place of business
Location Description Stockyards
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional manslaughter
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot in strikers' riot
Motive shot in strikers' riot
Description Labor dispute, strike
Total Number of Victims 1
Civil Unrest strike riot at stockyards
Location Stockyards
Number of Defendants 8
Circumstances Related to Civil Unrest Yes
Type of Business Other place of business
Type of Civil Unrest Strike or picketing


Name Ryan, Dennis
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Everett, Loney
Gender Male
Ethnicity African American
Race Black


Precinct 19
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Arrest Made at Crime Scene Yes
Date Defendant Arrested 19-Aug-04
Location of Arrest at scene
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 8


Date of Coroner's Decision August 26, 1904
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Charges Against Defendant No
Trial Judge Tuthill
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Sentence December 15, 1904
Length of Sentence 14 years
Outcome of Trial Guilty, unspecified offense
Sentenced to Joliet, Stateville