Monday, April 15, 2013

Rosamae Roberts Chester, a WW II “Allotment Annie” Predator Upon Servicemen - 1945

FULL TEXT: COLUMBUS, Aug. 9 – Federal court yesterday interrupted the matrimonial career of Rosamae Roberts Chester, 23, of Columbus who has had five husbands since she was 15 – two of them at the same time.

She pleaded guilty to five counts of unlawfully receiving government allotment checks and was sentenced by Judge Mell G. Underwood to concurrent terms of two years in a federal institution on each count. The charges showed she received allotment checks from Louis Chester, a soldier she married while still wed to Preston Walker husband No 4.

[“Girl Bigamist Gets 2 Years for Fraud,” Toledo Blade (Oh.), Aug. 9, 1945, p. 8]


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


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