Monday, April 15, 2013

Iris D. Henderson, Military Bride Bigamy Fraudster – California, 1945

FULL TEXT: Los Angeles. – Asst. U. S. Attorney Ray Kinnison reported that charges were filed Tuesday against Iris D. Henderson for allegedly receiving illegal army dependency allowances.

He said the woman was said to have married 4 men and divorced only one would be brought home here from Forest City, Iowa, where she had been arrested on a bigamy charge. He said she would be tried on charges of receiving $560 in allotment checks from one soldier husband.

[“Charges Filed Against Woman – Wife of 4 Sailors to Be Tried in U. S. Court,” Mason City Globe-Gazette (Io.), Jan. 11, 1945, p. 3]


For more cases of this type see: “War-Marriage Vampires”& “Allotment Annies"


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