Case Number: 2557

White, J.J., shot dead on his doorstep, Millard Av. and 23d St., by an unknown man (supposed striker). White had been appointed to special officer during labor trouble.


Date of Offense July 27, 1877
Date of Death July 27, 1877
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address Millard Av and 23rd st
Type of Location Residence
Location Description victim's doorstep
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot dead
Motive vic was appointed to special officer during labor
Description Labor dispute, strike
Total Number of Victims 1
Civil Unrest Striker
Location victim's doorstep
Circumstances Related to Civil Unrest Yes
Type of Civil Unrest Strike or picketing
Type of Residence Residence of victim


Name White, J.J.
Gender Male
Race White
Employed Yes
Ethnicity Irish



Allegations of Police Corruption No
Victim Employed by Law Enforcement Special officer, e.g. Pinkertons


Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded None
Allegations of Police Corruption No